## 3.8: March 28-April 1

# Japan Oregon Relief Fund

**Welcome Back!**

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**This week in…**

**Japanese:**

**History:**

Unit-What basic ideas about government did the founders have?

Lesson 1: What were the British colonies in America like in the 1770’s?

Lesson 2: Why did the Founders believe that people needed a government?

Lesson 3: What is a republican government?

Lesson 4: What is a constitutional government?

**Math:**

Mathematical Goals for *Determining Tax*

Understand that a percent is a decimal fraction with a denominator of 100.

Represent $1.00 as 100 pennies, and relate this to partitioning a number line into 100 parts.

Represent percents as decimals and use decimal computation to compute percents.

Mathematical Goals for *Computing Tips*

Represent percents as decimals and use decimal computation to compute percents.

Explore the relationship between 1% and 10% and use these to compute 5%, 15%, and 20% tips.

Work backwards to find the amount of the bill if you know the tip and the percent of tip for the bill

Mathematical Goals for *Finding Bargains
*Use percents in estimating or computing taxes, tips, and discounts.

Find what percent one number is of another number.

Solve problems using percents.

Mathematical Goals for *Clipping Coupons
*Develop a strategy for finding the percent of discount an amount taken off a price represents.

Use percents in estimating taxes, tips, and discounts.

**Science:
**Planting our garden

- acquiring plants, soil, and tools needed
- activating plant community plan design

**Socratic Seminar:**

TBA