4.6: May 6-10, 2019


Looking back to May 18, 2018. Can we make more cookies than last year? Is it possible? Raising money for Winterhaven and our Portland community.

Important Dates:
6-10: State Testing Begins, Practice Tests for Math & Language Arts
Opt out information
8: No School, Day of Action, Join us on May 8
13-16: Smarter Balanced Language Arts: CAT & PT (9:00-10:30 Monday-Wednesday. 9:00-10:00 on Thursday)
17: Winterhaven PTSA Carnival, 5:00-8:00
– fifth grade cookie sale and dunk tank for charity (50% Oregon Food Bank, 50% Winterhaven Library)
20-22: Smarter Balanced Math: CAT & PT (9:00-10:30 Monday- Wednesday, 9:00-10:30)
23: Japanese Garden Field Trip, 10:00-12:30 (Tour begins at 10:30)
Parent drivers needed, fill out and return to office
Driver Qualification Form PDF
Required Background Check for All Volunteers
24: Field Day
27: No School- Memorial Day
28-29: State Science Test (9:00-10:30)
*Last day of school has been changed to June 12.
10: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00, Scotties Pizza and a movie, Outdoor activity
11: Osoji, School Picnic
12: Last Day of School


Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area
Topic D: Drawing, Analysis, and Classification of Two-Dimensional Shapes
• Lesson 19 Objective:  Draw kites and squares to clarify their attributes, and define kites and squares based on those attributes.
• Lesson 20 Objective:  Classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy based on properties.
• Lesson 21 Objective:  Draw and identify varied two-dimensional figures from given attributes.

Khan Academy: Drawing, analysis, and classification of two-dimensional shapes

Enrichment: All four operations with fractions and decimal fractions
• Math 24S

United States
– 14 Physical and Political Characteristics
– 15 Elevation and Precipitation
– 16 Where People Live
Middle America
– The Land and the People


World Without Fish-
by Mark Kurlansky

  • chapter 9. How pollution is killing fish, too
  • chapter 10. How global warming is also killing fish
  • chapter 11. Time to wake up and smell the fish.

Independent Reading
May’s Genre
a fantasy novel is any book that contains unrealistic settings, or magic, often set in a medieval universe, or possibly involving mythical beings or supernatural forms as a primary element of the plot, theme, or setting.

Read Aloud
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis


Creative writing: 25 years into a positive future
Topics one and two.

Positive Change Projects
• phase 1: selecting your cause

Friday’s Dialogue
A:  __________ は えいご(日本語)で なんですか。
B: ___________です。

A:これ は なん ですか。
B:これ は  ___________です。

A:あなた の なまえ は なんですか。
B:わたし は __________です。

A:なん さい ですか。
B:____________さい です。

A:なん ねんせい ですか。
B:____________ねんせい です。

A: すきな たべもの は なん ですか。
B:_____が すき です。

A:すきな のみもの は なん ですか。
B:_____が すき です。

A:なに を したい ですか。
B:_____を したい です。

A:なんばん ですか。
B:___ばん です。

A:なん じ ですか。

A:いくら ですか。