Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 10/2/17

Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences are coming!

We will be scheduling Fall Conferences throughout the month of October. Conferences will be 20 minutes long with both Mr. Avirett and Ms. Torres in each conference. Please help us maximize our schedule by responding to the following survey: https://goo.gl/forms/5Qa2jzT99r9seKW82

Thanks in advance!

Picture Day is Tuesday!

Our picture schedule:

Torres Homeroom - 8:20

Avirett Homeroom - 8:40

Can't wait to see everyone in their fancy clothes!

Important Dates

10/3 Fall Pictures

10/9 No School - Student Holiday

10/14 LEEF Mudstacle @ Vista Ridge High School

Our Learning Targets

Reading: While reading a variety of poems, we can identify how the author uses similes and metaphors to produce imagery.

Writing: We can write poems, in a variety of formats, that include similes and metaphors.

Social Studies: We can identify why and how the first people came to North America.

Math: We can use strategies to multiply numbers. We can solve with fluency one-step problems involving multiplication. We can identify relative sizes of measurement units within the customary and metric systems.

Science: We can measure, compare, and contrast physical properties of matter including the ability to sink or float and temperature

Second Step

This week we will be learning about respecting similarities and differences.

- People can have similar or different feelings about the same situation.

- Being able to notice and then understand others' feelings is an important part of empathy.

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

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