## 1.7: October 10-13, 2016

“Observe Nature thoroughly rather than labor thoughtlessly”
-Masanobu Fukuoka

Important Dates:
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

Grade 5 Module 2:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations
Lesson Four Objective: Convert numerical expressions into unit form as a mental strategy for multi-digit multiplication.
Lesson Five Objective: Connect visual models and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm without renaming.
Lesson Six Objective:  Connect area diagrams and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm without renaming.

Math Enrichment Concepts
Exponential Growth:
A Grain of Rice and paper fold activity
Fibonacci sequence in nature:
Mathematical patterns in nature

Omnivore’s Dilemma

10. Industrial organic meal: Big organic
11. More big organic

Writing
The Lorax Returns
Compose play for Earth Day performance

Science
Permaculture-
Concepts: needs and yields, plant guilds, decomposers- worms and fungi, solar calendar, garden need calendar

にほんご

1.7 Hiragana Quiz (Thursday)

 Hiragana Romaji Hiragana Romaji きゃく kyaku ぎゃく gyaku ちゅうがっこう cyuugakkou にんじゃ ninjya きょうだい kyoudai きゅうきゅうしゃ kyuukyuusya じゅぎょう jyugyou じょうぎ jyougi しゅみ syumi ぎゅうにく gyuuniku きゅうしょく kyuushyoku おもちゃ omocya ちょうちょ tyoucyo ぎょうざ gyouza きんぎょ kingyo てちょう tecyou じゅうしょ jyuusyo きょう kyou きしゃ kisya しょうゆ syouyu

• Speaking: Practice common classroom Japanese and new vocabulary, classroom objects.
• Writing: Practice writing the first ten 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）
Column Seven: ま　み　む　め　も
Column Eight: や　　　ゆ　　　よ
Column: Nine ら　り　る　れ　ろ
Column: Ten 　わ　　　　　　　を  んn
First eight lines
うえ を むいて あるこう
なみだが こぼれ ないように
おもいだす はる の ひ
ひとりぼち の よる

うえ を むいて あるこう
にじんだ ほし を かぞえて
おもいだす なつ の ひ
ひとりぼち の よる