1.3: September 12-16, 2017

Important Dates:
September
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.
21: Bull Run Watershed Field Trip, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.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
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This week in…

Math
Lesson Objectives
Lesson 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.
Khan Academy:
EngageNY Math web site
Humanities
Writing: Memoir
• Introduction- Lead and Thesis statement
• Supporting paragraphs and topic sentences
Writing outline for five paragraph essay

Reading: Omnivore’s Dilemma
Where does our food come from?
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn
• chapter one- How Corn Took Over America
• chapter two- The Farm
• chapter three- From Farm to Factory

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

Science
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiry Lab Report
part 1: Question and Hypothesis Graph
x-axis Independent Variable
y-axis Dependent Variable
part 2: materials list and procedure

Systems Thinking- Aquaponics and Permaculture

日本語
• Numbers 1-100
• ひらがな(hiragana)
あいうえお  かきくけこ (review)
さしすせそ  たちつてと (review)
なにぬねの  はひふへほ

New Vocabulary to Translate to romaji
Friday’s Quiz
なつ  はな  なす  はこ  かに

ひくい  にし  ひと  きぬ  ふとい

いぬ  ふかい  ねこ  へい  ふね

へそ  ぬの  ほね  のうか  ほそい