## 1.3: September 14-18

Important Dates:
September

16- Two Hour Late Opening
23- Field Trip- Bull Run Watershed, depart at 8:55 a.m., bring a sack lunch
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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Math
Lesson Objectives
Lesson 10: Subtract decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.
Lesson 11: Multiply a decimal fraction by a single digit whole number, relate to a written method through application of the area model and place value understanding, and explain the reasoning used.
Lesson 12: Multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, including using estimation to confirm the placement of the decimal point.
Lesson 13: Divide decimals by single-digit whole numbers involving easily identifiable multiples using place value understanding and relate to a written method.
Lesson 14: Divide decimals with a remainder using place value understanding and relate to a written method.

Japanese　にほんご
Speaking: Practice common classroom Japanese and new vocabulary, classroom objects.
Writing: Practice writing the first six 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）
Column Five: 　な　に　ぬ　ね　の
Column Six: 　は　ひ　ふ　へ　ほ　（ば　び　ぶ　べ　ぼ）　（ぱ　ぴ　ぷ　ぺ　ぽ）

Science
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiry
Revise parts 1 &2
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
• Record written observations and sketches in science journal
• Record data in clearly labeled table in science journal
• Create a graph of data, x axis independent variable (temperature), y axis dependent variable (distance traveled in c.m.)

Systems Thinking
Positive change group projects (increasing yields and decreasing or eliminating waste)
• Vermicomposting & Aquaponics
• Native Bird Garden
• Food Forest
• Garden Group
• Cafeteria Food and Baking
• Community Art projects

Writing
Memoir- writing a single story about us with a focus on entertaining/moving our audience
Writing will be done on chrome books and at home.