4.6 May 19-23

Author Visit from Calef Brown, Tuesday, May 20

Illustration CalefBrown

 

Important Dates
Taiko: Artist in residence (May 6,8,13,15,21,22)
5.20 Author Visit: Writing Workshop with writer illustrator Calef Brown
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 and Auction, 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
6.12 School Pic Nic

This week in…

にほんご
かいわ 十一 

男:たなかさん、わたしとひるごはんをたべませんか。
女:ええ、なんじに。
男:1じは。
女:すみません、1じはちょっと。
男:じゃあ、2じは。
女:ええ、いいですね。どこでたべますか。
男:ホテルのレストランは。
女:ええ、いいです。じゃあ、2じに。

かいわ 十二
男:もしもし、いとうさんですか。
女:はい、いとうです。
男:すずきです。こんにちは。
女:ああ、すずきさん、こんにちは。
男:いとうさん、こんばん、わたしとばんごはんをたべませんか。
女:すみません、こんばんは、ちょっと。
男:じゃあ、あしたのばんは。
女:あしたのばん。なんじ。7じ。
男:8じは。
女:ええ、いいです。
男:じゃあ、あしたのばん、8じにわたしのところで。
女:はい、わかりました。

Math
• Math from around the world (modern and ancient)
Japanese sorobon, Chinese abacus and counting rods, Egyptian and Mayan math.

Humanities/Science
Native American History-
• Iroquois- soil vs dirt. chemistry, biology, physics, and ecology continued
• 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 as a challenge to conventional thinking.
• Variables in a native garden, how to bring in the good. What bugs are showing up? Is this by design?

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

Writing
• Free write incorporating the ideas of visiting author Susan Fletcher (Focus: Imagination- The exciting world inside each one of us)
• 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 20 Ganbattene!