2.2: November 18-22

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.
• Monthly 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.
4.8 Japanese Garden Depart Winterhaven 9:30, return at 11:30.
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.

spiralmulchThis week in…

November work:
1. Food Forest
• continued work on pathways and boarders
• update map of our five regions
• Harvest kale and cook for cafeteria (ongoing).
• Review of permaculture ethics and principles
• Determining and prioritizing future work (ongoing written record).
2. Native Bird, Bug, and Plant Garden
• Path making- add bark mulch to path.
• Determining and prioritizing future work (ongoing written record)

Science Fair
Analysis and Conclusion
• what story does your graph tell (analysis)
• notes and labeled sketches (analysis)
• compare your hypothesis graph with your graph used to analyze your actual data, what story does it tell? (conclusion)

Green Teams
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

Geometry and Measurement
• parallels, perpendiculars, and angles
• congruence
• symmetry
• polygon riddles

Fibonacci challenge:
XI: Rational Ratios
XII: Beautiful Problems
XIII: Pieces of Gold
XIV: Invent Your Own Numbers
XV: Tantalizing Triangles

• Writing
Immaginative Narrative; 25 years into a hopeful future
Introduction paragraph
1. Lead, setting and thesis statement.
2. Three Supporting paragraphs connecting to the thesis statement
• Reading

We the People- U.S. History
British Colonies- group presentations
Why did the Founders believe that people needed government?
What is a republican government?
What is a constitutional government? 

Omnivore’s Dilemma
• Fat From Corn
• The Omnivore’s Dilemma
• My Fast Food Meal

practice singing: ue wo muite arukou
lyrics in Japanese ひらがな

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

ハ ヒ フ ヘ ホ

Writing and Translation Practice
がぎぐげご g
ざじずぜぞ z
だぢづでど d
ばびぶべぼ b
ぱぴぷぺぽ p
new ひらがな:
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