2.2: December 1-5

Important Dates:

12.4   Grades 5-8 Science Fair, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
12.17  Two-hour late opening, school starts at 10:45 a.m.
12.22  Winter Break begins
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This week in…
Reading/Writing
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (five staves)
• Stave One: Marley’s Ghost
• Stave Two: The First of the Three Spirits

Biography of a Plant research (five parts)
• Part One: Introduction- lead, thesis statement
• Part Two: Plant needs
As discussed in class over the past three weeks, a minimum of two books from the Multnomah County Library or other sources should be brought to school and used in class this week starting on Monday.
Math
Multiplication, Division, and Fractions
Water Conservation Division
• Lowest Remainder Wins
• Go For Zero
• Same Dividend, Double the Divisor
• Green Team project time
Science
Science fair board classroom presentations on Tuesday, December 2
• students will share their questions and data analysis (what story did my data tell?)
• students will set up science fair boards in the classroom on Thursday, December 4
• Interdependence in nature- Salmon, blue butterfly, ants, beavers and wolves
• Permaculture- decomposers:bacteria, fungi,nematodes, arthropods, and worms
にほんご

reading & writing
おおきなかぶ pages 4-5
singing
うえをむいてあるこう
vocabulary
numbers 1-999
phone numbers
months, days of the week