## 2.1: November 6-17, 2017

Counselors Questions: When we talk about cultures, what is the difference between Acknowledging, Affirming and Promoting?   How can we make sure we are at least affirming all people?

Important Dates

November
8:
Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
9: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
Call the office for conference scheduling. 503.916.6200
10: Veterans Day, No School
22-24: Thanksgiving Vacation, No School
December
8: Japan On the Road, 8:45-12:05
16:
Winter break begins
January
1:
New Years Holiday, No School
15: Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday Celebration, No School
*25: Science Fair, 5:00-7:00
29: Teacher Planning Day, No School

*Science Fair Pacing Schedule
Part 1: Question, hypothesis, background, due 12.8
Part 2: Materials list and procedures, due 12.15
Part 3: Data and observations, due 1.5
Part 4: Analysis and conclusions, due 1.12
Part 5: Board completed for judging, due 1.19
Science Fair 2017-18 Pacing Schedule PDF

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

Topic G: Partial Quotients and Multi-Digit Decimal Division
Lesson 24 Objective:  Divide decimal dividends by multiples of 10, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point and making connections to a written method. Homework due Tuesday, November 7
Lesson 25 Objective:  Use basic facts to approximate decimal quotients with two-digit divisors, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point. No Homework
Lesson 26 Objective:  Divide decimal dividends by two-digit divisors, estimating quotients, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point, and making connections to a written method. Homework due Tuesday, November 14
Lesson 27 Objective:  Divide decimal dividends by two-digit divisors, estimating quotients, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point, and making connections to a written method. Homework due Wednesday, November 15

Topic H: Measurement Word Problems with Multi-Digit Division
Lesson 28 Objective:  Solve division word problems involving multi-digit division with group size unknown and the number of groups unknown. Homework due Thursday, November 16
Lesson 29 Objective:  Solve division word problems involving multi-digit division with group size unknown and the number of groups unknown. No Homework

Topic G: Partial quotients and multi-digit decimal division

Topic H: Measurement word problems with multi-digit division

Module Two Practice Test

3. Math 24
Decimal operations

.5, .1, .1, 4
1. .5 + .1 = .6
2. .6 x 4 = 2.4
3. 2.4 ÷ .1 = 24

(.5 + .1) x 4 ÷ .1 = 24

4. The Number Devil
The Fifth Night:
1. Triangular Numbers (Coconuts) Any number can be made by adding triangular numbers together.
2. Adding consecutive triangular numbers always results in a squared number.
3. Add consecutive numbers e.g. 1-12 the answer is the 12th triangular number.
The Sixth Night:
1. Fibonacci numbers and sequences (Bonacci). 1,2,3,5,8,13,21…
The Seventh Night:
1. Pascal’s Triangle Relates to triangular numbers
1
1 1
1 2 1
1 3 3 1

HUMANITIES

November’s Genre　-Realistic Fiction/Historical Fiction

• October/November Book Study
Omnivore’s Dilemma
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn- Chapters 1-10
7: Fat From Corn
8: The Omnivore’s Dilemma
9: My Fast Food Meal
Part 2: The Industrial Organic Meal
10: Big Organic
11: More Big Organic

WRITING

Small Group Project:
Design then tell the story “The Lorax Returns
Themes: Natural Systems, Integrate don’t segregate people, plants and animals.

Individual Work:
Write your version of The Lorax Returns
five paragraph format
paragraph one: lead and thesis statement (topics 1-3)
paragraph two: thesis statement 1
paragraph three: thesis statement 2
paragraph four: thesis statement 3
paragraph five: call to action

SOCRATIC SEMINAR
Weekly 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

SCIENCE
Systems Thinking Lorax Projects (Ecology)
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 (learning to stack functions, long-term vs short term planning)

Watershed Science
• Turbidity Inquiry
• Watershed as natural system: cool, clean, constant, and cheap

Friday’s katakana quiz 2.1 (November 17)

Katakana Tested↓
アイウエオ　と　カキクケコ　(new: week one)

 カタカナ romaji カタカナ romaji カ a ウ ki キ e エ o ケ i オ ku ア ko ク u イ ka コ ke

This weeks dialogue practice, Friday, November 17
(make sure you can read the dialogue in blue)
go to the kaiwa (かいわ） page for practice
△三 (review)

：おはようございます。

：ああ、にほんごがわかりますね。

：あなたは、アメリカじんですか。

：でも、にほんごがよくわかりますね
△四 (new)
：すみません、あなたは、にほんじんですか。

：わたしはアメリカじんです。

：ええ、すこし。でも、まだじょうずじゃありません。

：ありがとうございます。