Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 3/5/18

Titan Trot Friday

We will be participating in the Titan Trot Friday during specials. Our specials time is 8:50 - 9:40. We hope to see you then!

The Talent Show is Coming

Save the date for the River Place Elementary Talent Show - April 25th.



Talent Show Tryouts will be held March 28th from 3-6pm. If needed, the second tryout date will be March 29th.

Click here for a submission form.

The submission form deadline is March 21st.


Also there will be some forms in the front office.

Grading Policy Update

Students who receive a grade between 70 - 79 (on assignments that don't require school resources) are able to make corrections on the assignment at home and return the assignment for up to an 80. Corrections should be made in pen and original answers should not be erased.

Important Dates


3/9 Titan Trot

3/12-3/16 Spring Break

3/28 Talent Show Tryouts 3-6 pm

Our Learning Targets

Reading: We can identify the texts' structures. (cause/effect, comparison, sequence, description, and problem/solution)

Writing: We can write compositions that include simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Social Studies: We can analyze the causes, major events, and effects of the Texas Revolution

Math: We can multiply a 2- or 3-digit whole number by a 1-digit whole number using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. We can multiply two 2-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Challenge: We can multiply with fluency a three-digit number by a two-digit number in more than one way using models and strategies.

Science: We can differentiate among forms of energy, including light, and heat/thermal.

Spelling List for the week

suddenly, easy, leaves, narrow, shelter, ahead, corner, hollow, divide, famous, recent, silver, capture, reward, value

Bonus Words: immigrants, immigration, revolution, empresario, expedition

Second Step

We will resume our Second Step lessons after spring break. :)


Looking for Second Step Home Links? https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/mstorres4thgrade/second-step

Classroom Shutterfly

The Room Reps for our classes have put together a Shutterfly site for our classes. If you haven't joined yet, here is the information:


Shutterfly Information & Photo Sharing Site - Did you know...

Our Averitt / Torres class has a Shutterfly site!

The purpose is to help keep you informed, track calendar events and messaging as well as collect & share photos from classroom activities!

If you are interested in access, please contact us, or click this link to request access:

https://mraveritts20172018fabulousclass.shutterfly.com

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