2.8: January 22-25

Important Dates
2.1 Teacher Planning Day- No School
2.15 Fifth Grade Taiko Performance, 11:00 a.m.
2.18 Veterans Day-No School
2.20 Two Hour Late Start

Cow eye dissection, removing the lens

Cow eye dissection, removing the lens

This week in…
Math
Investigation 3: The Decimal Divide
Problem 3.1- Deciphering Decimal Situations
Problem 3.2- Using Common Denominators to Divide Decimals
Problem 3.3- Exploring Dividing Decimals
Problem 3.4- Representing Fractions as Decimals

Geometry
Mathematics in Nature
Lesson 1-2: Working with a bow compass to create a perpendicular to a given line and to bisect any given angle
Japanese
Countries in katakana 
Self introductions
Systems Thinking
Positive Change Project iceberg poster presentations
Writing
Imaginative Narrative lead, thesis statement, topic sentences for supporting paragraphs. Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol will be used as a model for organizational structure.
Green Teams
Applying mathematics to measure inflow and outflow in our chosen systems