1.2: September 13-17
Interested in helping with weekly art lessons? Parent Paula Wagenbach will be starting art lessons in our classroom on Mondays beginning on October 4 and could use some extra hands. Preparations could begin in the classroom as early as 11:45. Lessons will begin after lunch break at 12:30 p.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m.. Send me an e-mail if you are interested.
For Students: Join our safe and secure classroom social learning network
Join group called Socrates on edmodo using code feuofg (all lower case)
22- Two Hour Late Opening
28- Back to School Night, 6:30-8:00
1- Oaks Bottom Walking field Trip
8- NO SCHOOL Statewide Inservice
13- Two Hour Late Opening
This weeks topics…
Socratic seminar: excerpt from Homer’s Odyssey
Writing: personal memoir
Problem 2.1 Students make rectangles to represent models for
numbers. In Question B of
Problem 2.1, students use the rectangles they have
created to consider how far they must go to be
sure that they have found all the factors.
Problem 2.2 Encourages conjecturing and
creating arguments to support those conjectures.
puts students in an environment that
allows a conversation about mathematical
argument and proof.
Problem 2.3 Students explore factors and multiples with Venn
diagrams. The use of Venn diagrams
pushes students to begin to notice important things
about numbers and their factors and multiples.
While Venn diagrams are not a good tool for finding
factors and multiples, they are a very good
representational device to focus students’ attention
on the common factors and common multiples of
Physical science: Independent and dependent variables, inquiry process working with model pendulums to test assumptions and raise new scientific questions. Students will practice conducting experiments that produce reliable results. They will collect and graph data and record analysis of their findings.
Introduction to the Japanese syllabaries and language system continues. We will practice reading and writing new words using the first 15 hiragana. Classroom Japanese will also be practiced. がんばってね。
Video of the week