2.4: December 2-6, 2019

6: OMSI Field Trip: Cow eye dissection, Movie-National Parks, and featured exhibit TBA. Transportation by Tri-met, bring a sack lunch.
Itinerary times: Depart Winterhaven @ 9:15, Return 2:30
21: Winter Break Begins (December 21-January 5)
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..

Daruma dolls and New Year’s wishes in Osaka

Module 3: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Topic B: Making Like Units Pictorially
Lesson 3  Objective:  Add fractions with unlike units using the strategy of creating equivalent fractions.
Lesson 4  Objective: Add fractions with sums between 1 and 2.
Lesson 5  Objective: Subtract fractions with unlike units using the strategy of creating equivalent fractions.
Lesson 6  Objective: Subtract fractions from numbers between 1 and 2.

Khan Academy Topic B: Making like units pictorially

Creative Writing:
The Lorax Returns
• strong lead and thesis statement
• three supporting paragraphs with topic sentences supported by the thesis statement.
• conclusion “unless” call to action
Speaking: read a poem, readings begin, Wednesday December 4
Focus on

Omnivore’s Dilemma: Young Readers Edition
Part 1: The Industrial Meal: Food From Corn- Chapters 1-10

  • The Grain Elevator
  • The Feedlot- Turning Corn into Meat
  • Processed Food
  • Fat From Corn
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • My Fast-Food Meal

Christmas Carol– Charles Dickens

  • Stave One: Marley’s Ghost
  • Stave Two: The First of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Three: The Second of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Four: The Last of the Three Spirits
  • Stave Five: The End of It

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.
December’s Genre
Classical Fiction

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?

• Numbers 1-99
romaji (i•chi, ni, sa•n, yo•n, go, ro•ku, na•na, ha•chi, kyu•u, jyu•u)
• hiragana
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
• 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.
Word processing in Japanese
Assignment #1 writing a dialogue in Hiragana and Romaji
Assignment #2 make a hiragana table on google.docs
Assignment #3 create a Q and A dialogue in hiragana