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March 30, 2015
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Homework due on April 3

Monday: Look, cover, say, write, check each of these words. Then use the word in an interesting sentence.

  1. observation 2. judgment 3. analyze  4. cubism 5. impressionism

Tuesday: Work on your information text.

Wednesday:  Work on your information text.

Thursday: Work on www.mathletics.com for 25 minutes.

*a reminder about homework: please spend only 25 minutes on it and complete what you can!

March 27, 2015
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Japanese Advanced class commercial vol.3

Japanese Advanced class has completed their unit of study about seasons. They have learned vocabulary and grammar about related seasonal activities and adjective use.

This commercial for Japanese travel magazine, Jaran,  represent their learning in this unit. The students’ work will be posted here every Friday for your entertainment. Do you feel the itch to go out?

March 20, 2015
by AM
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The Biggest Art Heist Ever

Here are the resources you need for this afternoon:

the video we watched about the “heist” (robbery)

The Google Art Tour of the stolen art in the museum.

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Answer these questions in the comments:

Why do people steal art?

Why are some works of art so expensive?

What would you say to the thieves who stole these paintings?

Extra: Want to see a list of the most expensive paintings ever sold? Try this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_expensive_paintings

March 20, 2015
by misaoakashi
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Japanese Advanced class commercial vol.2

Japanese Advanced class has completed their unit of study about seasons. They have learned vocabulary and grammar about related seasonal activities and adjective use.

This commercial for Japanese travel magazine, Jaran,  represent their learning in this unit. The students’ work will be posted here every Friday for your entertainment. Do you feel the itch to go out?

March 17, 2015
by AM
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Bridgestone Museum information

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4A students, use these links for Tuesday afternoon’s research:

Shojiro Ishibashi:

http://www.ishibashi-foundation.or.jp/english/founder/

Opening the Bridgestone Museum of Art:

http://www.ishibashi-foundation.or.jp/english/founder/bridgestone_museum_of_art.html

The Best of the Best collection:

http://www.bridgestone-museum.gr.jp/en/exhibitions/

Write a one paragraph story about the history of the Bridgestone Museum. Who was Ishibashi and why did he make this museum? What art pieces do you want to see and why?

 

 

March 17, 2015
by AM
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4B field trip planning

We will be going to look at an exhibition that is called,

Musée du Louvre. Peinture de genre. Scènes de la vie quotidienne.
(Louvre Museum: Genre Painting – Scenes from Daily Life)
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Today we are going to look at the website of the Louvre Museum so we can know more about it. You may use Louvre website or the Google art project. At the end of the session you need to know 5 interesting things about the museum. Write them in your UoI book.

 

March 16, 2015
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Global responsibility day

Today we talked about having a zero waste lunch. We have set the goal of having zero waste on Thursday for lunch and snack and Friday for snack. The video below shows some tips for making a zero waste lunch. Thanks for your support at home.

 

March 16, 2015
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Homework due on March 20

Monday: Look, cover, say, write, check each of these words. Then use the word in an interesting sentence.

  1. gallery 2. history 3. culture  4. interpretation 5. describe

Tuesday: Read the blog post called “Art in Everyday Places.” What kind of connection do you think people have to everyday art like this? Please leave your comment in the comments section.

http://grade4.co/2015/03/08/art-in-everyday-places/

Wednesday: Write a one paragraph review of the trip to the art gallery today in your homework book. Would you recommend this gallery to a friend? Why or why not?

Thursday: Work on www.mathletics.com for 25 minutes.

*a reminder about homework: please spend only 25 minutes on it and complete what you can!