2.7: January 14-18

Important Dates
1.15 OMSI Field Trip (Depart Winterhaven at 8:50 a.m., Return by 12:10 p.m.)
1.21 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Celebrated- No School

This week in…
History
500 Nations: wisdom of indigenous cultures past and present in North and South America
Math

Bits and Pieces III: Computing with Decimals and Percents
Investigation 2
Problem 2.4: Factor-Product Relationship
ACE: 25-33, 45, 50-55
Investigation 3
Problem 3.1
Problem 3.2

Reading
One Straw Revolution- 
Masanobu Fukuoka
-Four principles of natural farming
Directed Reading:
Check out a couple books from the Multnomah County Library. This months non-fiction topics are any green team subjects and indigenous people of North America, South America and Australia.
Writing
Imaginative Narrative: 2037 a Hopeful Future
Supporting paragraphs, vivid verbs, precise nouns, smooth transitions
にほんご
speaking: location of inanimate objects and answering simple questions.
reading hiragana
writing katakana, places
Systems Thinking
Positive Change Project work time
-Amanda Shaw’s Positive Change Project from Hurricane on the Bayou, guided practice
-Iceberg poster guidelines for Positive Change Projects
– two minute presentations delivered January 22-25