2.1: November 12-15

Volunteer Opportunities
• Art helpers Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m., help set up and pass out materials, ongoing. Just show up, your help is appreciated.
• Garden Work Party in Native Garden, Friday, November 22, from 3:00 p.m.
Drivers Wanted! 1.7 OMSI Field Trip- Labs: Cow Eye Dissection & Food Chemistry; OMNIMAX: Hurricane on the Bayou. Turn in criminal background information form pdf and proof of insurance form pdf to the office. Depart Winterhaven at 8:50 a.m., return at 12:00 p.m.
Important Dates
11.21 Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
11.25 Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.
11.26 Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
* Call the office and ask to schedule your conference
12.5 Science Fair (Grades 5-8) 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

permaculture-1This week in…

Science
Permaculture
November work:
1. Food Forest
•continued work on pathway boarders, creating a map of  our five regions, determining and prioritizing future work.
• Harvest kale and cook for cafeteria.
• Review of permaculture ethics and principles
2. Native Bird, Bug, and Plant Garden
• Path making- add bark mulch to path.

Science Fair
Review Part 1:
Question, Hypothesis, Background Information, and Journal
Graph your hypothesis: independent variable on the x-axis, dependent variable on the y-axis.
Review Part 2:
Designing the investigation; materials list and procedures, science notebook/journal for observations.
Part 3:
Conduct experiment and record observations in your journal throughout the process, using your data make a table and graph. Due Friday

Green Team
Permaculture/Technology
Groups:
1. Locavore
2. Waste Reduction
3. Place Making
4. Aquaponics
5. Vermicomposting
* measurement, stock and flow models, and connection circle completed this week and presented on Friday

Math
Geometry and Measurement
• measuring angles of triangles and quadrilaterals
• pattern blocks and protractors
• parallels, perpendiculars, and angles
• Fibonacci challenge:
VII: Trees
VIII: Pinecones
IX: Starfish
X: Ants

Humanities
• Writing
Immaginative Narrative; 25 years into a hopeful future
pre-writing process; setting and systems of the future
• Reading
Omnivore’s Dilemma
• Fat From Corn
• The Omnivore’s Dilemma
• My Fast Food Meal

にほんご:
practice singing: ue wo muite arukou
lyrics in Japanese ひらがな
____________________
NEW
Katakana

ア イ ウ エ オ
カ キ ク ケ コ
サ シ ス セ ソ
タ チ ツ テ ト

Writing and Translation Practice
REVIEW
あいうえお
かきくけこ
がぎぐげご g
さしすせそ
ざじずぜぞ z
たちつてと
だぢづでど d
なにぬねの
はひふへほ
ばびぶべぼ b
ぱぴぷぺぽ p
まみむめも
やいゆえよ
new ひらがな:
らりるれろ
わ   を

_____________
っつ small tsu
su•wa•tte す・わ・って
ki•ppu き・っぷ
_____________
small ya yu yo やゃ ゆゅ よょ
hya•ku ひゃく
de•n•sha でんしゃ
kyu•u•ri きゅり
to•kyo ときょ
kyo•to きょと