1.6: October 9-12, 2017

Important Dates
13: Statewide Inservice, No School
18: Two Hour Late Opening
31: Field Trip to Bull Run Watershed, 9:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m..
Parent volunteers wanted. Bring a sack lunch and dress for rain and cold.
8: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
9: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
Call the office for scheduling. 503.916.6200
10: End of First Quarter Teacher Planning Day, No School
22-24: Thanksgiving Vacation, No School

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This week in…
EngageNY Module 2Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations

Topic C: Decimal Multi-Digit Multiplication
• Monday
Lesson 10 Objective:  Multiply decimal fractions with tenths by multi-digit whole numbers using place value understanding to record partial products. Homework due Tuesday
• Tuesday
Lesson 11 Objective:  Multiply decimal fractions by multi-digit whole numbers through conversion to a whole number problem and reasoning about the placement of the decimal. Homework due Wednesday
• Wednesday
Lesson 12 Objective:  Reason about the product of a whole number and a decimal with hundredths using place value understanding and estimation. No Homework

Topic DMeasurement Word Problems with Whole Number and Decimal Multiplication
• Thursday
Lesson 13 Objective:  Use whole number multiplication to express equivalent measurements. No Homework

Khan Academy: Khan Academy:
• Topic C: Decimal multi-digit multiplication (lessons 10-12)
• Topic D: Measurement word problems with whole number and decimal multiplication (lessons 13-15)


• Daily Directed Reading
October’s Genre: Fiction Mystery
• October’s Book Study
Omnivore’s Dilemma
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn- Chapters 1-10

  • How Corn Took Over America
  • The Farm
  • From Farm to Factory
  • The Grain Elevator
  • The Feedlot- Turning Corn into Meat
  • Processed Food
  • Fat From Corn
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • My Fast-Food Meal

• Autobiography (Personal Narrative- Memoir)
Publishing and sharing.
• Scientific Inquiry
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiries
Part 1: Background Information and Question/Hypothesis (hypothesis will be in written and graph from) due Thursday, October 12
Part 2: Materials List and Procedures, due Thursday, October 12
Part 3: Experiment: Observations, data table and graph, due Friday, October 20
Part 4: Analysis: What story does the data from your experiment tell. Conclusion: Make a graph of your hypothesized data and your experiment (actual data). Compare and contrast. Due Friday, October 27

Topic: Francis Bacon On Revenge
Agreements for a productive seminar:
1. Speak so that all can hear you.
2. Listen closely and respectfully
3. Speak without raising hands
4. Refer to the text!
5. Talk to each other, not just the leader
6. Ask for clarification if you are confused
7. Invite and allow others to speak
8. Consider ALL viewpoints and ideas
9. Stay on topic!
10. Know that YOU are responsible for the quality of the seminar

Black Soldier Fly Larvae
• Needs and yields
• Organic systems and working with nature
• permaculture principles
Lorax Projects
Systems thinking tools: BOTG’s, connection circles, causal loops, mental models
1. Identify waste in the system
2. Create a system with less/no waste


Thursday’s hiragana quiz 1.6

あいうえお と かきくけこ (review: week one)
さしすせそ と たちつてと   (review: week two)
ないぬねの と はひふへほ (review: week three)
まみむめも と や ゆ よ (review: week four)
らりるれろ と わ   を (review:week five)

きゃきゅきょ ぎゃぎゅぎょ    NEW
しゃしゅしょ じゃじゅじょ    NEW
ちゃちゅちょ ぢゃぢゅぢょ      NEW

Real Kana Practice
hiragana-stroke-order-chart pdf
Blank Paper for Writing Japanese pdf

ぼく boku                                           じかん jikan
べんとう bentou                                  ぎんこう ginkou
がぞう gazou                                       ぺりかん perikan
ざっし zasshi                                       ぶた  buta
でんわばんごう denwabangou               かぜ  kaze

ごねんせい gonensai                            ぱんだ panda
えんぴつ enpitsu                                 どようび doyoubi
だいがく daigaku                                せんぷうき  senpuuki
たんぽぽ tanpopo                                かざぐるま kazaguruma
げつようび getsuyoubi                            みず mizu

This weeks dialogue practice

男:すみません、えいごが わかりますか。
女:いいえ、わかリません。にほんごが わかりますか。
男:はい、すこし わかります。