1.6: October 1-5, 2018

Important Dates
03: Oregon Battle of the Books Kick-off Meeting – 3:15 pm to 3:45 pm
12: No School- Teacher Inservice Day
16: Japan on the Road visits Winterhaven, 9:15-12:15
25: Bull Run Watershed Field Trip
-Volunteer Background Check
Preparing for Bull Run Watershed
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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Module 2Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations

Topic BThe Standard Algorithm for Multi-Digit Whole Number Multiplication

Lesson 4 Objective:  Convert numerical expressions into unit form as a mental strategy for multi-digit multiplication. Homework due Tuesday
Lesson 5 Objective:  Connect visual models and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm without renaming. Homework due Thursday
Lesson 6 Objective:  Connect area diagrams and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm without renaming. Homework due Friday

Required Math MAP Testing (for diagnostic purposes) will take place on Tuesday

: Autobiography (Personal Narrative)
Wrapping it up
• peer revisions
• peer editing
• after the end
Whole Class:
I Am Malala
By Yousafzai Malala
Part 3: Finding My Voice
  • 17 Home
  • 18 A Humble Request and Strange Peace
  • 19 Good News at Last
  • 20 A Death Threat Against Me

Part 4: Targeted    

  • 20 A Death Threat Against Me
  • 21 The Promise of Spring
  • 22 Omens
  • 23 A Day Like Any Other
Independent Reading:
October’s Genre- Fiction: Mystery

Socratic Seminar: About Revenge by Francis Bacon

We will be writing complete scientific inquiries this month from data collected last month. Final reports will be graded as work samples. The experience will prepare students for science fair in January.
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Inquiries
Part 1: Framing the investigation
1. Question
2. hypothesis, with graph of dependent and independent variable
3. Background information- purpose of investigation (what problem in the world today does it solve?), previous knowledge that lead to question/inquiry
Part 2: Materials List and Procedures
Part 3: Data collection (tables and graphs), and Observations (notes, sketches, and questions)
Part 4: Analysis- Explain your data, what story does your graph tell?
Part 5: Conclusion- difference between your hypothesis graph and actual graph, what did you discover? 
Systems Thinking-  Archetypes, habits, and tools

• Numbers 1-99 continued
romaji (i•chi, ni, sa•n, yo•n, go, ro•ku, na•na, ha•chi, kyu•u, jyu•u)
• kaiwa:
Introductions and greetings (review)
Asking names (review)
Apologizing (review)
Numbers to 999
Lesson 4 – School and Grade

The topics covered are school affiliation and grade designation. The cultural topic is the bad luck number 4. Reading practice covers the hiragana: が、ぎ、


• hiragana
あいうえお と かきくけこ review a and k
さしすせそ ざじずぜぞ たちつてと だぢづでど  review s z t d
なにぬねの はひふへほ ばびぶべぼ ぱぴぷぺぽ review n h b p
まみむめも やゆよ review m y
らりるれろ わを ん new r w n

Friday’s hiragana Quiz 1-5