4.8: May 20-24, 2019

May (五月)
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 please meet outside of room 23 at 10:00 a.m., be ready to depart at 10:05. Meet at the ticket booth for check-in at 10:25. Tour begins at 10:30.
24: Field Day
27: No School- Memorial Day
28-29: State Science Test (9:00-10:30)
June (六月)
3-7: Pechakucha presentations
10: Big Chautauqua, 10:00-11:00, Scotties Pizza and a movie, Outdoor activity
11: Osoji, School Picnic
12: Last Day of School


Module 6: Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane

Topic A: Coordinate Systems
Lesson 4 Objective: Name points using coordinate pairs, and use the coordinate pairs to plot points.
Lesson 5 Objective: Investigate patterns in vertical and horizontal lines, and interpret points on the plane as distances from the axes. 
Lesson 6 Objective: Investigate patterns in vertical and horizontal lines, and interpret points on the plane as distances from the axes.

Khan Academy: Coordinate systems
Enrichment: All four operations with fractions and decimal fractions
• Math 24

• Physical and Political Characteristics
• Elevation and Precipitation
• 16 Where People Live


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
Topic three, revision of introduction and paragraphs 1-4.

Positive Change Projects (Systems Thinking)
Getting ready for pechakucha presentations
Ice-berg model poster sessions
The parts of the ice-berg model
• change over time (behavior over time graphs)
• interdependence (connection circle)
• Reinforcing and balancing feedback ( causal loops)
• Mental models that current affect reality (ladder of inference)

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。