1.4: September 19-23, 2016

Important Dates:
21: 2-hr Late Opening, School begins at 10:45 a.m.
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.
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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Lesson Objectives
Lesson 11: Multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, 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.
EngageNY Math website
Topic: Arithmetic Operations
Multi-digit multiplication
Multiplying Decimals

Writing: Memoir
• Conclusion
• After the end- precise language, practicing “show don’t tell”
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 two- The Farm
• chapter three- From Farm to Factory

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

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 (designing the investigation)
part 3: collecting data- table and graph, written observations, thoughts, questions, and sketches.
part 4: analysis- what story does my data tell?
part 5: Conclusion

Systems Thinking
Aquaponics and Permaculture “Big Picture”
Ice-berg thinking
Tools of a systems thinker
• BOTG’s (Behavior over time graphs)
• Connection Circles
• Causal Loops
• Ladder of Inference

• 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 (review)
まみむめも と や ゆ   (new)

New Vocabulary to Translate to romaji
Friday’s Quiz 1.4

Hiragana Romaji Hiragana Romaji
はみがき ha•mi•ga•ki やさい ya•sa•i
たまご ta•ma•go やすい ya•su•i
まいにち ma•i•ni•chi はやい ha•ya•i
みち mi•chi ゆうめい yu•u•me•i
みなと mi•na•to ゆび yu•bi
むしめがね mu•shi•me•ga•ne ゆめ yu-me
むかし mu•ka•shi よあけ yo•a•ke
つばめ tsu•ba•me よてい yo•te•i
たべもの ta•be•mo•no よなか yo•na•ka
ももいろ mo•mo•i•ro ようこそ yo•u•ko•so