1.4: September 26-30

Volunteer Opportunities
DRIVERS NEEDED!
(Sign up under volunteer opportunities, fill out driver form and required volunteer background form and turn into office)

Important Dates:
10.7   Japanese Garden Field Trip (9:30-12:00)
10.14 No School- Statewide Inservice
10.19 Two Hour Late Opening
10.21 Bull Run Watershed Field Trip (9:00-2:45)

This week in…
Humanities:
Systems thinking group project: Understanding the problem and presenting solutions using the habits and tools of a systems thinker.
Memoir: Experimenting with endings, peer revising, peer editing and proofing final drafts.
Reading Omnivores Dilemma:
7- Fat From Corn
8- The Omnivore’s Dilemma
9- My Fast Food Meal
Science:
Building Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems
Milkweed Bug Observations
What is Inquiry- preparing for the science fair
Math:
Prime Time
4.2- Finding Factor Strings
4.3- Using Prime Factorization
Least common multiple and greatest common factor additional practice
Prime Time unit test
Prime Time work sample
Japanese:
あいうえお、かきくけこ
さしすせそ、たちうてと
なにぬねの、はひふへほ (review)
まみむめも、や ゆ よ (new)
writing practice/ reading new words
speaking- telling about ourselves