4.5: May 12-16

 

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin and Friends


Important Dates

Taiko: Artist in residence (May 6,8,13,15,20,22)
5.20 Author Visit: Writing Workshop
5.21 Two Hour Late Start
5.22 Smart Balanced Pilot Test: Language Arts Performance Task 1:00-3:00
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.
6.3 Smarter Balanced Pilot Test: Language Arts Adaptive Test 1:15-3:00
6.6 Big Chautauqua, 9:00-10:30

This week in…
にほんご
かいわ 九

男:さとうさん、こんにちは。
女:あ、すずきさん、こんにちは。
男:さとうさん、いま、なにをしますか。
女:ひるごはんをたべます。すずきさんも、たべませんか。
男:ええ、どこでたべますか。
女:そうですね。なんばんていは。
男:いいですね。

かいわ 十
女:さとうさん、わたしとひるごはんをたべませんか。
男:ええ、でも、なんじに。1じ。
女:いいえ、あとで。
男:あ、わかりました。2じ。
女:ええ、2じに。
男:はい、わかりました。

Math

Unit 8: Data, Measurement, Geometry, and Physics with Spinning Tops
• Reviewing Circles and Angles
• Making card stock compasses
ENRICHMENT Indian Multiplication techniques Japanese abacus, Chinese abacus, Russian abacus

Humanities/Science
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 versus conventional thinking.
• American food systems and consumer leverage points

Reading
Omnivore’s Dilemma
Part 3: The Local Sustainable Meal: Food From Grass- Chapters 12-17
14: The Animals
15: The Slaughterhouse
16: The Market
17: My Grass-Fed Meal

Writing
• *2038- Hopeful Future practicing reading aloud to audience
• 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 continue on Monday, May 12. Ganbattene!