4.7: May 29-June 1, 2018

The numbers are in…
The fifth graders raised $870.00 at the carnival, the second most ever! Thank you fifth graders and parents for supporting our fund raiser. We will send $270.00 to the Oregon Food Band and use the remaining $600.00 towards a K-8 Taiko residency that will benefit all students next year.

June 8: End of the year pizza and a movie. We will be ordering pizza from Scotties Pizza, please send a $5 donation to cover costs by the end of the week. Thank you!
Scotties Pizza

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Important Dates

30: Used book sale to benefit the Winterhaven Library, all books $1.00
Winterhaven whole school pic nic, 10:30 a.m. -2:50 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch)
Fifth grade Big Chautauqua, 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.. Parents welcome!
8: End of the year Pizza Party and a movie ( The Secret World of Arrietty, Japanese w/English subtitles)
 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Khan Academy: Patterns in the coordinate plane and graphing number patterns from rules

No math homework this week, work on your pechakucha!


-Independent Reading
Are you using your Multnomah County Library card?
May’s Genre: Fantasy
-May’s Book study
Genre: Fantasy
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis

Chapter 16: What Happened About the Statues (Wednesday)

Chapter 17: The Hunting of the White Stag (Thursday)

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
movie (Friday)






• Pechakucha projects begin Monday, May 14
Pechakucha outline and timeline

The Plan:

Written description of project
Completed on Friday
1: Personal connection to project
2: Current reality (the problem)
Tuesday’s focus for classwork:
3: The evidence (Mathematical Analysis)
4: The positive change (regeneration)
5: Conclusion (call to action)
Wednesday focus for classwork:
Review Plan
Begin construction pechakucha
• Slides 1-5, Introduction and BOTG’s
Thursday focus for classwork:
•  Slides 6-10 Connection Circle and Causal Loops
•  Slides 11-15 Mental Models
Friday focus for classwork:
• Final touches
• Practice presenting

Systems thinking tool requirements
BOTG’s: Change over time (3)
Connection Circle: Interdependence (1)
Causal Loops: Reinforcing feedback (2)
Ladder of Inference: Mental Models (1)

Big Chautauqua
• Schedule
• Preparation

Where I am From Poem Medley
• One stanza from each student (four Lines, proper format)

Principles and Ethics PDF (Toby Hemenway)
Theme: Building community through spaces and gardens
• planting blueberries, huckleberries,
• planting pollinators
• planting native herbs and perennials
• soil amendments to increase nutrients
• soil amendments to increase soil acidity

にほんご 日本語:


Friday’s Quiz

Japanese Conversation Four:

Man: Sumimasen. Anata wa nihon-jin desu ka.
Woman: Hai, watashi wa nihon-jin desu. Anata wa.
Man: Watashi wa amerika-jin desu.
Woman: Demo nihongo ga yoku wakarimasu ne.
Man: Ee, sukoshi. Demo mada jozu ja arimasen.
Woman: Iie, jozu desu.
Man: Arigato gozaimasu.


Japanese Conversation:
Man: Sumimasen. Sumimasen.
Woman: Hai, nanika.
Man: Ueno Kouen wa doko desu ka.
Woman: Asoko desu.
Man: Ueno Eki wa.
Woman: Koko desu.
Man: Domo arigatou gozaimasu

Practice: ue wo muite arukou
for Big Chautauqua