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Important Dates
November
11: No School: Veterans Day
25: No School- Conferences (schedule is in the main office)
26: No School- Conferences (schedule is in the main office)
27-29: No School- Thanksgiving Break
December
6: OMSI Field Trip: Cow eye dissection, Movie-National Parks, and featured exhibit TBA. Transportation by Tri-met, bring a sack lunch.
Approximate times: Depart 9:30, Return 2:30
23: Winter Break Begins (December 21-January 5)
January
20: No School: MLK, Jr. Birthday celebrated (Born January 15, 1929)
27: No School: Teacher Planning Day (End of Second Quarter)
30: K-8 Science Fair: 5:00-7:00 p.m..

MATH
Lesson 20
Objective:  Divide two- and three-digit dividends by two-digit divisors with single-digit quotients and make connections to a written method.
Lesson 21
Objective:  Divide two- and three-digit dividends by two-digit divisors with single-digit quotients and make connections to a written method.
Lesson 22
Objective:  Divide three- and four-digit dividends by two-digit divisors resulting in two- and three-digit quotients, reasoning about the decomposition of successive remainders in each place value.
Lesson 23
Objective:  Divide three- and four-digit dividends by two-digit divisors resulting in two- and three-digit quotients, reasoning about the decomposition of successive remainders in each place value.

Khan Academy: Topic F: Partial quotients and multi-digit whole number division

Math Algorithm: division by two digits

Humanities
Writing
: Malala reflection: What can we learn from Malala?
Five paragraph composition
• reviewing our writing strategy
• a strong conclusion with a call to action
• revising from top to bottom
Speaking: One minute speeches on Japan.
Focus on
-volume
-speed
-pronunciation
-pitch

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
– By Hans Magnus Enzensberger

The Fourth Night:
1. Square Roots (Rutabagas)
2. Recurring decimals
The Fifth Night:
1. Triangular Numbers (Coconuts) Any number can be made by adding triangular numbers together.
2. Adding consecutive triangular numbers always results in a squared number.
3. Add consecutive numbers e.g. 1-12 the answer is the 12th triangular number.

Please bring a book from the Multnomah County Public Library, Winterhaven’s Library, home, borrow from a friend or sibling, or a book store.
November’s Genre
-Realistic Fiction/Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction List from SPL
Native American History

Science
Our Solar System
• What does a day measure?
• What does a month measure?
• What does a year measure?
• Does every place on Earth receive the same amount of light in a year?
• How fast is the Earth moving?

Green Team Enrichment: Chemical Recycling (poly-styrene)
what is a polymer?

Japanese
• Numbers 1-99
romaji (i•chi, ni, sa•n, yo•n, go, ro•ku, na•na, ha•chi, kyu•u, jyu•u)
kanji（一，二、三、四、五、六、七、八、九、十）
• hiragana
REVIEW
あいうえお　と　かきくけこ 　と　がぎぐげご
さしすせそ　と　たちつてと　と　ざじずぜぞ　と　だぢづでど
なにぬねの　と　はひふへほ　と　ばびぶべぼ　と　ぱぴぷぺぽ
REVIEW
• Conversation- brief self-introduction
• Is it okay if I go wash my hands?
• Is it okay if I get a drink of water?
• My phone number is
• How do you say “pen” in Japanese
• How do you say “pen” in English?
• My phone number is …
• What is this?
• Where is?
• What time is it?
• What month is it?
Song: UE WO MUITE ARUKOU by Kyuu Sakamoto
What is? Where is?
Putting together various sentences to engage conversation.
NEW
Word processing in Japanese
Assignment #1 writing a dialogue in Hiragana and Romaji