## 2.2: November 12-15, 2019

**加油**!

“In the U.S. we put more than seven times the amount of energy into growing, transporting, and storing food than we get out of the food itself.”

– Michael Pollan (from University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems)

**Important Dates****November**

25: No School- Conferences 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

26: No School- Conferences 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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****Topic G: ****Partial Quotients and Multi-Digit Decimal Division**

• **Lesson 24 **Objective: Divide decimal dividends by multiples of 10, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point and making connections to a written method.

• **Lesson 25 **Objective: Use basic facts to approximate decimal quotients with two-digit divisors, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point.

• **Lesson 26 **Objective: Divide decimal dividends by two-digit divisors, estimating quotients, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point, and making connections to a written method.

• **Lesson 27 **Objective: Divide decimal dividends by two-digit divisors, estimating quotients, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point, and making connections to a written method.**Khan Academy: **Topic G: Partial quotients and multi-digit decimal division

Math Algorithm: division by two digits

**Humanities Writing**:

Creative Writing:

*The Lorax Returns*

Create outline from our connection circles and whole class brainstorming sessions.

**read a poem, readings begin, Wednesday December 4**

*Speaking:*Focus on

-volume

-pace

-pronunciation

-pitch

**Reading/Math:**

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

**Table of Contents**

**The Ninth Night:**

1. Number sequences

• Cardinal

• Odd

• Prime

• Fibonnaci

• Triangular

• Exponents

• Factorial

2. Sum of fractions on a number line ( ½ + ¼ + 1/8 + 1/16 …never equalling 1)**The Tenth Night:**

1. Hexagons

2. Fibonacci numbers ÷ them by their neighbours. Recurring decimals

3. 1.618 – the divine proportion

4. Platonic Solids**The Eleventh Night**

1. The protagonist wants to do more than play with numbers, he wants to know what’s behind them i.e. the rule of the game. He has become a mathematician.

2. Proof**The Twelfth Night:**

1. Famous mathematicians, history of mathematics

2. Pi

READING*Omnivore’s Dilemma: Young Readers Edition*

- Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn- Chapters 1-10
- How Corn Took Over America
- The Farm
- From Farm to Factory
- The Grain Elevator
- The Feedlot- Turning Corn into Meat
- Processed Food
- Fat From Corn
- The Omnivore’s Dilemma
- My Fast-Food Meal

**Independent Reading:**

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 FictionHistorical Fiction List from SPLNative 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