2.6: January 6-10

あけましておめでとう。二〇一四年

Year of the Horse 馬年 (うまどし)

Year of the Horse
馬年 (うまどし)

Parent drivers for OMSI field trip, we will be departing Winterhaven promptly at 8:50 a.m. and departing OMSI promptly at 12:00. Meet at OMNIMAX theatre upon arrival. THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS TRIP HAPPEN!

Cow Eye ready for dissection

Cow Eye ready for dissection

 

Important Dates
1.7  OMSI Field Trip, 8:50-12:10 (Lunch at Winterhaven)
1.20 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Celebration- No School
1.22 Two Hour Late Opening
1.23 PTSA Variety Show 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
1.28 Teacher Planning Day- No School
2.18 Presidents Day- No School

This week in…
Math
Unit: Multiplication, Division, and Fractions
Skills and Concepts
• estimating the results of operations performed on whole numbers
• dividing 2 and 3 digit numbers by 1 and 2 digit numbers using mental arithmetic
• understanding the relationship between multiplication and division
• multiplying by 10 and multiples of 10
• multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit numbers using mental strategies
Writing
Reading aloud our 3038 stories with volume, precision, and emphasis
• New assignment: Biography of a plant research project; needs, yields, and propagation.
Science
Types of and properties of lenses: eyes, telescopes, microscopes
• Using technology to enhance observation
Reading
• Genre-Historical Fiction
The Watsons Go to Birmingham– 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Chapter 1:  And You Wonder Why We Get Called the Weird Watsons
Chapter 2: Give My Regards to Clark, Poindexter
Chapter 3: The World’s Greatest Dinosaur War Ever
Chapter 4: Froze-Up Southern Folks
Chapter 5: Nazi Parachutes Attack America
• Socratic Seminar
Text: The Odyssey by Homer
にほんご
• Writing:
katakana- foods
• Reading:
dialogues in hiragana and katakana
song ue wo muite arukou