4.4: May 1-5, 2017

Knowing what I do, there would be no future peace for me if I kept silent.
-Rachel Carson

Important Dates
State Testing Schedule for Fifth Grade
Week of May 8, 2017: Science
Week of May 15, 2017: Math
Week of May 22, 2017: Reading
General Testing and Opting Out Information
May
19: Spring Carnival, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
24: Grades 3-5 Spring Music Concert – 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
25:
Move Up Day, 8:45-9:30
25:
Japanese Garden Field Trip, Depart Winterhaven at 9:40, Return at 12:00. Drivers wanted!
Volunteer Background Check (online)
Driver Qualification Form PDF (Turn in to Office)
26: Field of Fun, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
29: Memorial Day- No School
June
14:
School Picnic
15:
Big Chautauqua 9:30-10:30

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This week in…

さんす(Math)
Module 5: Topic B: Volume and the Operations of Multiplication and Addition
2. EngageNY (Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area)

Lesson 5: Objective:  Use multiplication to connect volume as packing with volume as filling..  Homework due Tuesday
Lesson 6: Objective:  Find the total volume of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping rectangular prisms. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 7: Objective:  Solve word problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms with whole number edge lengths. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 8: Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters. No Math Homework due Friday

3. Systems Thinking Project Teams: Using math (measurement) to increase understanding of the real world and to understand and reduce waste. Ongoing. Telling stories by the numbers.

4. Math Games: Math 24- Multiplying, Dividing, Adding, and Subtracting Fractions; order of operations p.e.m.d.a.s.

Genre- Fantasy recommended, free choice chapter book okay

2. Whole class book
Different Mirror- Ronald Takaki
• Chapter 17: We Will All Be Minorities

World Without Fish- Mark Kurlansky
• Chapter 3: Being the Sad, Cautionary Tale of the Orange Roughy (page 39)
• Chapter 4: Being the Myth of Nature’s Bounty and How Scientists Got it Wrong for Many Years (page 51)

Science/Permaculture
Hurricane on the Bayou connection circle
weather, industry causal loop.
regeneration planning (designing sustainable and thriving biological systems)

3.1:

migi, right
ame, rain
en, yen
ou, king
oto, sound
shita, under
hi, fire
hana, flour
kai, clam

3.2:

gaku, learn
ki, spirit
yasumu, rest
tama, ball
kin, gold
kyu, nine
sora, sky
tsuki, moon
inu, dog
miru, look

3.3:
go, five
kuchi, mouth

kou, school
hidari, left
san, three
yama, mountain
ko, child
yon, four
ito, string
ji, character