1.1: August 29-September 2, 2016

Important Dates:
September
5: Labor Day- No School
7: Picture Day
13: K-5 Back to School Night, 6:00-7:30 (Grades 3-5, 6:45-7:30)
21: 2-hr Late Opening, School begins at 10:45 a.m.
October
14: Statewide Inservice- No School
19: 2hr Late Opening, School begins at 10:45 a.m.
November
4: End of Quarter #1, Teacher Planning Day- No School
9 & 10: Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
11: Veterans Day: No School
23-25: Thanksgiving Holiday- No School

This Week In…
Math
Lesson Objectives
Lesson 2:  Reason abstractly using place value understanding to relate adjacent base ten units from millions to thousandths.
Lesson 3: Use exponents to name place value units, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point.
Lesson 4: Use exponents to denote powers of 10 with application to metric conversions.
Lesson 5: Name decimal fractions in expanded, unit, and word forms by applying place value reasoning.
Lesson 6: Compare decimal fractions to the thousandths using like units and express comparisons with >,<,=.
Humanities
Writing: Autobiography
Reading: Omnivores Dilemma
Social Studies: Democracy and Informed Citizenship
Science
Vermi-composting
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiries
Systems Thinking- Aquaponics and Permaculture
Japanese
• Numbers 1-100
• hiragana あいうえお と かきくけこ