Blue & Silver Newsletter
For the week of 2/12/18
Valentine's Celebration and Service Project
We will be celebrating Valentine's Day, Wednesday February 14th, by completing a group service project, enjoying a small class party, and exchanging Valentine's cards.
Wednesday February 14th
1:45 - 2:30
Your child may bring Valentine's to exchange. Your child needs a box or bag to collect the Valentine's cards they receive. Please have them bring their boxes beginning Monday February 12th.
2/14 Valentine's Party @ 1:45 - 2:30
2/16 Volunteer Luncheon 11:45 - 12:15
2/19 Student Holiday
3/9 Titan Trot
3/12-3/16 Spring Break
Our Learning Targets
Writing: We can write compositions that include a central idea, supporting sentences, and a concluding statement.
Social Studies: We can create a timeline of Stephen Austin's experiences beginning in 1820.
Math: We can determine if two fractions are equivalent using a variety of strategies. We can compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators.
Science: We can differentiate among forms of energy, including mechanical, sound, electrical, light, and heat/thermal. We can demonstrate that electricity travels in a closed path.
Spelling List for the week
begin, ship, fact, themselves, movement, useless, restless, pavement, peaceful, fondness, neatness, speechless, statement, penniless, treatment
Bonus Words: desperate, approvingly, concentrate, eagerly, resolution
Calming down helps you handle put-downs and avoid making conflicts escalate.
Students will be able to:
- Identify strategies for handling put-downs
- Demonstrate what they’ve learned about strategies for calming down
- Demonstrate assertive responses to put-downs
Looking for Second Step Home Links? https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/mstorres4thgrade/second-step
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: