1.5 October 4-7

EVENTS CALENDAR
October
8- NO SCHOOL Statewide Inservice
13- Two Hour Late Opening
28- Open Mic Grades 5-8; 3:15-5:00 p.m.

November
2- Field Trip: OMSI- Cow eye dissection lab, OMNIMAX: Hurricane on the Bayou
(Drivers wanted!)
5- No School: Teacher  planning day
11- No School: Veterans’ Day
22-23- Conferences
24-26- No School Thanksgiving Holiday
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Picture of the week: Geologic Clock

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This week in….

Humanities:
Topics

  • Introduction to permaculture practices and principles
  • Omnivore’s Dilemma- Part III The Local Sustainable Meal
  • The Trees that Would Not Grow- A story of symbiosis and interdependence
  • Socratic Seminar: TBA

Math:
Fractions Between Fractions- Students explore the property of fractions that between every two fractions there is another fraction.

Naming Fractions Greater Than 1- Students consider fractions greater than one by labeling ten-mile stretches of highway between whole number highway mile markers that different group sponsors agree to keep clean.

Japanese:
Review of  あかさたなは columns
Introduction of まやcolumns

practice singing and reading うえおむいてあるこう

Writing:
Memoir’s continued…

  • revision and publishing
  • writing for a reason, opportunities to publish on our classroom e-news
  • we will begin presenting our stories next week