4.3: April 28- May 2

Important Dates
5.6 Taiko residency begins, part 2 (May 6,8,13,15,20,22)
5.6 OAKS testing: Science, 1:30-3:00
5.21 Two Hour Late Start
5.26 Memorial Day, No School
5.28 Move-up Day
5.30 Field of Fun, 1-3 p.m.
5.30 PTSA Carnival, 5-8 p.m.

This week in…


A: すみません、すみません。
B: はい、なにか。
A: うえのこうえんは、どこですか。
B: あそこです。
A: うえのえきは。
B: ここです。
A: どうもありがとうございます。


A: こんにちは。
B: こんにちは。いいおてんきですね。
A: そうですね。
B: なにかたべませんか。
A: いいえ、けっこうです。でも、なにかのみます。
B: なにを、のみますか。
A: コーラをのみます。
B: わたしも。わたしも、コーラをのみます。

Unit: Algebraic Thinking
• Modeling situations- understanding the role of diagrams and models in solving problems
• Modeling unknown numbers- secret numbers
Indian Multiplication techniques
Japanese abacus, Chinese abacus, Russian abacus

Native American History-
• Iroquois- soil vs dirt. chemistry, biology, physics, and ecology
• Three sisters guild: integration rather than segregation concept of food production, growing practices learned through careful observation that mimic nature.
• Permaculture- design and practice in gardens and everyday thinking.
• Food Forest Basics

Johnny Tremain
Chapter 12: A Man Can Stand Up
Omnivores Dilemma
Part 2: The Industrial Organic Meal – Chapters 10-11
• Big Organic
• More Big Organic

• *2038- Hopeful Future
revisions continued
practicing reading aloud to audience
*We will present to second graders beginning on Tuesday
• iMovie- green team 60-90 second public announcement videos
• Pechakucha positive change projects (20 slides, 20 seconds per slide) All 20 slides completed, practice presenting for an audience, revise as necessary. Class presentations will begin on Monday, May 5. Ganbattene!