## 2.4: December 2-6, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES
December
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)
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
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

Humanities
Writing
:
Creative Writing:
The Lorax Returns
Outline:
• strong lead and thesis statement
• three supporting paragraphs with topic sentences supported by the thesis statement.
• conclusion “unless” call to action
Focus on
-volume
-pace
-pronunciation
-pitch

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

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

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?

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
Assignment #2 make a hiragana table on google.docs
Assignment #3 create a Q and A dialogue in hiragana