1.9: October 22-26, 2018

Bull Run watershed field trip
– Rain expected Thursday, wear rain gear, we will be outside for about 2.5 hours!
Scandinavian saying: There is no such thing as bad weather, just lack of preparedness.
Preparedness will increase enjoyment!

Parent volunteers, we will be boarding at 9:00 a.m. and should return at about 2:45.

Important Dates

25: Bull Run Watershed Field Trip: Dress for cold and rain, bring a lunch
-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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This week in…

Module 2Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations

Topic D: Measurement Word Problems with Whole Number and Decimal Multiplication

Lesson 13 Objective:  Use whole number multiplication to express equivalent measurements. Homework due on Tuesday
Lesson 14 Objective:  Use decimal multiplication to express equivalent measurements. Homework due on Wednesday
Lesson 15 Objective:  Solve two-step word problems involving measurement and multi-digit multiplication. Homework due on Thursday

• Independent Reading:
Genre- Mystery
• Classroom Reading
The Number Devil
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 2 1
1 3 3 1
The Eighth Night:
1. Permutations and combinations
2. Factorials
3. Circle diagrams.
4. Use of number pyramid for solving problems such as teams of 3, 4, 5 etc

• Socratic Seminar- Advice to a Teacher-

After the end revision strategies and reading our written work to an audience. We will read our stories to a family member and our reading buddies.
Science Inquiry Report
-Revise as Necessary Part 1 and 2
Part 1
Framing the Investigation
• Background Information
• Question
• Hypothesis and hypothesis graph
Part 2
• Materials List
• Procedures
Part 3
• Analysis (Data Table, Graph, Written Observations and Sketches)
What story does my graph tell

The Lorax Group Project Presentations
• preparation and practice
• presentation
Connection circles showing the problem (degeneration), and the solution (regeneration)


• Numbers 1-99 continued
romaji (i•chi, ni, sa•n, yo•n, go, ro•ku, na•na, ha•chi, kyu•u, jyu•u) review

• kaiwa:
Introductions and greetings (review)
Asking names (review)
Apologizing (review)
Numbers to 999 (review)
School and Grade (review)
Do you understand? (review)
Age and numbers 1 ~ 99 (review)

Irasshai Lesson 8 – Age Part 2

The topics covered are age, and school and work affiliations. The cultural topic is the ancient capital, Kyoto. Reading practice covers the hiragana: ざ、じ、ず、ぜ、ぞ.

• 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 review r w n
きゃきゅきょ ぎゃぎゅぎょ しゃしゅしょ じゃじゅじょ ちゃちゅちょ ぢゃぢゅぢょreview  kya kyu kyo  gya gyu gyo …
NEW にゃにゅにょ ひゃひゅひょ びゃびゅびょ ぴゃぴゅぴょ

Hiragana quiz this week PDF

Links for Ms. Tran for Wednesday

Japanese Lesson: Age Part 2

Wolves of Yellowstone