Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 1/16/18

Classroom Supplies

Some of our classroom supplies are running low. We are in need of Clorox wipes, baby wipes, glue sticks, and ultra fine tip black Expo markers. As always, we appreciate any help you can offer! Thanks in advance. :)

Important Dates

1/15 No School

1/16 Yearbook Prices Increase (Order yearbook here)

1/19 End of 2nd 9 weeks

1/24 Healthy Family Night (5:30 - 7:30)

Our Learning Targets

Reading: We can use a graphic organizer to help us describe the plot of a story.

Writing: We can recognize and use dialogue in our writing.

Social Studies: We can explain how the missions contributed to the patterns of Texas settlement.

Math: We can represent the value of the digit in whole numbers through 1,000,000,000 and decimals to the hundredths using expanded notation and numerals. We can compare and order whole numbers to 1,000,000,000. We can round whole numbers to a given place value through the hundred thousands place.

Science: We can represent data on a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot marked with whole numbers and fractions. We can solve one- and two-step problems using data in whole number, decimal, and fraction form in a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot.

Spelling List for the week

power, problem, longer, winter, deep, tiniest, hobbies, copied, pitied, easier, laziest, friendlier, healthier, butterflies, funniest

Bonus Words: hibernating, emerged, smirked, wavered, wistful

Second Step

Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions

Calming down strong emotions helps you think clearly about a situation so you can avoid jumping to conclusions.


Students will be able to:

- Identify emotion-management strategies

- Demonstrate assertiveness skills

- Identify and demonstrate positive self-talk statements



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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