## 4.5: May 8-12, 2017

Important Dates
State Testing Schedule for Fifth Grade
Week of May 8, 2017: Science (Monday 9:30-10:30)
Week of May 15, 2017: Math (Monday, Tuesday, 9:30-10:30; Wednesday TBA)
Week of May 22, 2017: Reading (Monday, Tuesday, 9:30-10:30; Wednesday TBA)
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, (time change now 2:15-2:45)
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…

さんすう(Math)
Module 5: Topic C: Area of Rectangular Figures with Fractional Side Lengths
2. EngageNY (Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area)
Lesson 8: Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters. Homework Due Tuesday
Lesson 9: Objective:  Apply concepts and formulas of volume to design a sculpture using rectangular prisms within given parameters. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 10: Objective: Find the area of rectangles with whole-by-mixed and whole-by-fractional number side lengths by tiling, record by drawing, and relate to fraction multiplication. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 11: Objective:  Find the area of rectangles with mixed-by-mixed and fraction-by-fraction side lengths by tiling, record by drawing, and relate to fraction multiplication. No Homework due on Friday

3. Systems Thinking Project
Pechakucha 20×20: positive change project using measurement to show change over time.

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

6. Mastermind
7. Chess
8. Scrabble
9. Mancala
10. Math 24

Genre- Fantasy recommended, free choice chapter book okay

2. Whole class book
Different Mirror- Ronald Takaki
• Essay: Why did Ronald Takaki write A Different Mirror

World Without Fish- Mark Kurlansky
• Chapter 4: Being the Myth of Nature’s Bounty and How Scientists Got it Wrong for Many Years (page 51)
• Chapter 5: Being a Concise History of the Politics of Fish
• Chapter 6: Being an Examination of Why We Can’t Simply Stop Fishing

Science/Permaculture
How do we create a self sustaining garden system?
What are our two gardens needs and yields?
How is energy transferring in our garden?
Identify Fungi, plants and insects that recycle garden matter
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