1.2: September 4-7, 2018

Important Dates
5: Back to School Night K-5, Grade 5: 6:50-7:30 p.m..
13: Picture Day
12: No School- Teacher Inservice Day
29: No School- End of First Quarter/Teacher Planning Day
15: OMSI Field Trip
19: No School- Conferences, 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.
20: No School- Conferences, 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.
21-23: No School- Thanksgiving Break
17-January 1: No School- Winter Break
21: No School- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
22: No School- End of Second Quarter/Teacher Planning Day
24: Science Fair, 5:00 p.m..

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This Week In…

1. Khan Academy
Module One: Place Value and Decimal fractions
Topic B: Decimal fractions and place value patterns (supports lessons 5-6)
Topic C: Place value and rounding decimal fractions (Supports lessons 7-8)

2. EngageNY
Module One: Place Value and Decimal Fractions
 Topic B: Decimal Fractions and Place Value Patterns

Lesson 5Objective:  Name decimal fractions in expanded, unit, and word forms by applying place value reasoning. Homework due Wednesday
Lesson 6Objective:  Compare decimal fractions to the thousandths using like units and express comparisons with >, <, =. Homework due Thursday
Topic C: Place value and rounding decimal fractions
Lesson 7Objective:  Round a given decimal to any place using place value understanding and the vertical number line. Homework due Friday
Lesson 8: Objective:  Round a given decimal to any place using place value understanding and the vertical number line. No homework for lesson 8
Khan Academy: Topic C: Place value and rounding decimal fractions

3. Strategic Games

Math 24
1. 8 + 1 = 9
2. 9 – 3 = 6
3. 6  x 4 = 24
Number Sentence (8 + 1 -3) x 6 = 24

: Autobiography (Personal Narrative)
This is a four week project.
-Before we begin lets share stories we heard from others and unusual experiences we may have had. 
• Brainstorm ideas
• Discover what to write about
• Explore your topic
• Discover material
• Identify your audience and purpose
• Organize information
• Develop a plan or outline of a Memoir Essay

Your memoir will be a personal narrative that includes a reflective element focusing on one major motif and theme. Our outline will comprise of five parts.
1. Introduction: Includes lead or hook, the topic/idea you are writing about and your thesis statement.
2-4. This includes the events you chose to write about, often in chronological order.
5. conclusion
Part 1: Introduction (one paragraph)
1. The Hook – Start your essay with a statement about the story that grabs your reader’s
attention. You may want it to be a little vague to get the reader curious like, “It was all going
downhill, and I couldn’t stop it.” Or you may want to dive in with dialogue. Your hook should
not be a rhetorical question; the best hooks don’t ask questions. Ex: “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” ~Dickens
Mentor text: Through My Eyes -Ruby Bridges
Whole Class:
I Am Malala
By Yousafzai Malala
Part One. Before the TalibanIndividual Independent Reading:
Biography or Autobiography of your choice

Lenses- microscopes and telescopes
vinegar eels and volvox observations (written description, labeled sketches) 
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiries
Systems Thinking- Aquaponics and Permaculture

• Numbers 1-99
romaji (i•chi, ni, sa•n, yo•n, go, ro•ku, na•na, ha•chi, kyu•u, jyu•u)
• hiragana あいうえお と かきくけこ
Friday’s Japanese quiz pdf