1.3: September 23-27

Important Dates
9.24 Elementary Back to School Night grades K-2 6:00-6:50, grades 3-5 7:00-7:50
10.9 Bull Run Watershed Field Trip, 8:45-2:45
10.11 No School- Teacher Inservice
10.16 2 hr. Late Opening

Vinegar Eels

Vinegar Eels

This week in…
MATH
Using Variables
Making Graphs and T-charts
Analyzing Data
The Great Wall of Base 10
Systems Thinking: Exponential growth and Collapse

SCIENCE
• Science Fair Questions
• Independent vs. Dependent Variables
• Graphing your Hypothesis
Microscope lenses
• Looking at vinegar eels
• Observing and recording observations in writing and sketches
Aquaponics
•Living Elements in our system
black soldier fly larvae, fish, nitrosomonas, nitrobacter, plants
• the nitrogen cycle

WRITING
• Memoir
-strong lead and thesis statement
-three supporting paragraphs with precise nouns, vivid verbs, thoughtful adjectives
– Concluding paragraph that leaves us with something to ponder
にほんご:
• translating the first six columns of hiragana into romaji
• translating Japanese words from hiragana to romaji
あいうえお
かきくけこ
さしすせそ
たちつてと
• numbers one to 99.
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