1.5: September 26-30, 2016

Important Dates:
September
26: Native garden community work day, 3:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
bring a shovel for planting, clippers for trimming, and a wheel barrel for compost
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.
Background Check for all PPS Volunteers
November
4: End of Quarter #1, Teacher Planning Day- No School
9 & 10: Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
*Call office for Scheduling 503.916.6200
11: Veterans Day: No School
23-25: Thanksgiving Holiday- No School
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This week in…

Math
Lesson Objectives
Lesson 14: Divide decimals with a remainder using place value understanding and relate to a written method.
Lesson 15: Divide decimals using place value understanding, including remainders in the smallest unit.
Lesson 16: Solve word problems using decimal operations.
Unit Test: End of Module 1 Assessment
EngageNY Math website
KhanAcademy
Topic: Arithmetic Operations
Lessons- Dividing Decimals

Humanities
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 6 Processed Foods
Chapter 7 Fat from Corn
Chapter 8 The Omnivore’s Dilemma

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 (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
Lorax Project- Understanding the “Big Picture” cause and effect connections and feedback loops that lead to collapse (degeneration).
Solution: moving towards limited or zero waste and regenerating the system
Tools of a systems thinker
• BOTG’s (Behavior over time graphs)
• Connection Circles
• Causal Loops
• Ladder of Inference
Systems Concepts
Common Archetypes
• Tragedy of the commons
• Unintended consequences


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 (review)
まみむめも と や ゆ   (review)
がぎぐげご (new)
ざじずぜぞ (new)
だぢづでど (new)
ばびぶべぼ (new)
ぱぴぷぺぽ (new)

New Vocabulary to Translate to romaji
Friday’s Quiz 1.5.

Hiragana Romaji Hiragana Romaji
らくだ  rakuda (camel) いるか  iruka (dolphin)
りんご  ringo (apple) れんが  renga (brick)
たべる  taberu (eat) ろば  roba (donkey)
れいぞうこ  reizouko (refrigerator) わら  wara (straw)
ろうそく  rousoku (candle) わたし  watashi (I)
わたあめ  wataame (cotton candy) じをかく  jiwokaku (writing letter)
えをかく  ewokaku (drawing a picture) らいげつ  raigetsu (next month)
うんどう  undou (exercise) ふくろう  fukurou (owl)
らいねん  rainen (next year) りか  rika (science)
りす  risu (squirrel) じんるい  jinrui (mankind)