1.2: September 8-11, 2015

Important Dates:
September

08- Back to School Night (Grades 3-5, 7:00 p.m.)
09- School Pictures
16- Two Hour Late Opening
23- Field Trip- Bull Run Watershed
October
09- No School, Statewide Inservice Day
14- Two Hour Late Opening
21- Conferences 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
22- Conferences 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
23- No School
30- No School, End of Quarter Planning Day

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This week in….

Math
Lesson Objectives
Lesson 7 & 8:  Round a given decimal to any place using place value understanding and the vertical number line
Lesson 9: Add decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.
Lesson 10: Subtract decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.
Japanese にほんご
Speaking: Practice common classroom Japanese and self introductions.
Writing: Practice writing the first four columns in the hiragana chart
Column One:  あ い う え お
Column Two:  か き く け こ (が ぎ ぐ げ ご)
Column Three: さ し す せ そ (ざ じ ず ぜ ぞ)
Column Four:  た ち つ て と (だ ぢ づ で ど)
Science
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiry
Part 1 & 2 revise question, hypothesis, materials list and procedures as necessary
Part 3: set up experiment, perform experiment while collecting data and recording observations
Systems Thinking
Aquaponics
What are the needs in our aquaponic system?
What are the yields in our aquaponic system?
Systems Tools:
Connection circles and stock and flow diagrams.
Cafeteria Garden
Needs and yields
System Tool: Stock and Flow
Writing
Science: Question & hypothesis and materials list and procedures using the chromebooks logged on to their apps4pps accounts.
Reading
Omnivores Dilemma
• Introduction Where does our food come from?
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food from Corn
• 1 How Corn Took Over America
• 2 The Farm