1.6: October 6-9

ありがとうございました。
Volunteers, thank you for helping on the Bull Run watershed field trip and for Thursday’s garden work party. 

Sugar Skull- día de los muertos

Sugar Skull- día de los muertos

Important Dates:

10.10 No School, State Inservice Day
10.15 Late Opening – School begins at 10:45 am
10.29 No School, Conferences, call office to schedule
10:30 No School, Conferences, call office to schedule
10.31 No School

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Passport Geography Level Five Students (pictured with our Geography coordinator, Alec)

Passport Geography Level Five Students (pictured with our Geography coordinator, Alec)

 

 

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This week in…

Math
• Great Wall of Base 10
• Estimating length in metric units
• Multiplying by 10 and multiples of 10
• Fibonacci and the rabbits, patterns in nature
• One point perspective drawing
• Making Graphs from T-charts/Tables for Science Fair
• Order of operations game, roll 5 (Developing operational fluency)
Green Teams:
• Math measurement activity (stock and flow models)
1. How do we collect data? (daily, weekly)
2. How do we measure/graph waste? (before after graphs)
2. How do we measure/graph efficiency? (comparison graphs)
3. How does understanding the system allow for better/longer lasting solutions?
Humanities/Science
• Reading:
Omnivore’s Dilemma
Industrial food chain’s influence on the land, water ways, animals, and people
Food from oil system vs. Food from sun system

• Systems Thinking:
Connection Circles (understanding and looking for interdependence)
Ladder of Inference (looking at mental models)

• Science:
1. Creating at least 20 questions with dependent and independent variables.
example: Does temperature affect BSFL consumption speed?
2. Graphing your hypothesis, x-axis independent variable, y-axis dependent variable
3. Designing an investigation- Materials list and procedures
Science work sample from classroom inquiry on BSFL

にほんご:
• hiragana yomikaki
review:
1. あ い う え お
2. か き く け こ
G. が ぎ ぐ げ ご
3. さ し す せ そ
Z. ざ じ ず ぜ ぞ
4. た ち つ て と
D. だ ぢ ど で ど
5. な  に  ぬ  ね  の
6. は  ひ  ふ  へ  ほ
B. ば  び  ぶ  べ  ぼ
P. ぱ  ぴ  ぷ  ぺ  ぽ
7. ま  み  も  め  も
8. や   ゆ   よ
9. ら  り  る  れ  ろ
10. わ        を (ん)
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11. っ ゃ ゅ ょ
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日本のうた
馬 (うま)
おうまのおやこ
はなかよしこよし
いつでもいっしょに
ぽっくり
ぽっくり
あるく
Days of the week
げつようび
かようび
すいようび
もくようび
きんようび
どようび
にちようび
Numbers
一。いち
二。に
三。さん
四。し/よん
五。ご
六。ろく
七。なな
八。はち
九。きゅう
十。じゅう