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2.4: December 7-11, 2020

IMPORTANT DATES…
December
19: Winter Vacation Begins
January
1: New Year’s Day- No School
18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No School
29: End of Second Quarter Planning- No School

THIS WEEK IN…
Directed Independent Reading
•December’s Genre: Classical Fiction
Recommended- order and pick up at your Multnomah County Library branch
https://multcolib.org/


Social Studies
We The People– The Citizen and the Constitution
Unit 3: How Does the Constitution organize our government?
Lesson 11: What basic ideas about government are included in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Lesson 12: How does the Constitution limit the powers of our government?
Lesson 13: What is the legislative branch?
Lesson 14: What is the executive branch?
Lesson 15: What is the judicial branch?
Lesson 16:How did the Constitution create a federal system of government?

Science/Entomology
This week…
Entomology (Insect) Informational Article 5 paragraph style
This week will will write our introduction and conclusion
Papers will be turned in on google docs on Friday, December 11.

Five paragraph paper outline:
•Introduction
1. Strong Lead
2. Explain the story behind you choosing your plant
3. Thesis Statement: Include the three sub topics needs, yields, and interesting facts
• Three body paragraphs with topic sentences introducing needs, yields, and interesting facts
• Conclusion
-Final thoughts and reflections and call to action:

Writing

Etymology topics: Look-alike words, proofreading for capitalization, spelling and grammar.

Math

Module 2Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations
Topic H: Measurement Word Problems with Multi-Digit Division
Lesson 28 Objective:  Solve division word problems involving multi-digit division with group size unknown and the number of groups unknown.
Lesson 29 Objective:  Solve division word problems involving multi-digit division with group size unknown and the number of groups unknown.
Khan Academy: Topic H: Measurement word problems with multi-digit division

Module 3: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Topic A: Equivalent Fractions
Lesson 1 Objective:  Make equivalent fractions with the number line, the area model, and numbers.
Lesson 2 Objective:  Make equivalent fractions with sums of fractions with like denominators.
Khan Academy Topic A: Equivalent fractions

Enrichment: Fibonacci weekly challenge, Multicultural Math activity, Math 24 game with decimals

Fibonacci Spiral


Ni•ho•n•go、にほんご、 日本語
reading and writing the first 15 hiragana
•あいうえお  (a, i, u, e, o) review
• かきくけこ (ka, ki, ku, ke, ko) review
• さしすせそ (sa, si, su, se, so) review
• たちつてと (ta, ti, tu, te, to) review
• なにぬねの (na, ni, nu, ne, no) review
• はひふへほ (ha hi fu he ho) review
• ま み む め も (ma mi mu me mo) review
•や ゆ よ (ya, yu, yo) review
• ら り る れ ろ (ra ri ru re ro) review
• わ を (wa, wo) review
• ん ( n) review

Monday’s Culture Topic: Kanji characters
Irasshai topic: What is that?

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