Avirett & Torres 18-19

Week of 4/29/19

Field Day Spirit Wear

Field Day is coming Friday May 24th! You can purchase Field Day spirit wear here. All orders are due by May 8th.

Important Dates

5/8 Field Day orders due

5/13 Math STAAR

5/14 Reading STAAR

5/24 Field Day

Our Learning Targets

Math: We can compare fractions with different numerators and different denominators. We can generate equivalent fractions using a variety of strategies.

Science: We can examine properties of soils, including ability to support the growth of plants. We can identify and classify Earth’s renewable resources, including air, plants, water, and animals; and nonrenewable resources, including coal, oil, and natural gas; and the importance of conservation

Reading: We can make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose while reading fiction and non-fiction texts.

Writing: We can write a persuasive essay defending a position with supporting details.

Social Studies: We can describe Texas' role in the Civil War and explain the impact of the Civil War on life in Texas.

Second Step

Lesson 21 Dealing with Peer Pressure

It is okay to say no to others, and it is okay for them to say no to you.

Negative emotions like guilt and remorse can be

reasons not to go along with peer pressure.

We can:

Demonstrate using assertiveness skills to resist peer pressure

Demonstrate using the Problem-Solving Steps to figure out ways to resist peer pressure

Home Link 20

This week's spelling words

Spelling Words: half, comb, honor, calm, answer, wrinkle, listen, fetch, yolk, climb, honest, knuckle, plumber, folktale, limb

Bonus Words: congruent, perimeter, parallel, perpendicular, dimension

New Transportation Form from the Office

We are excited to pilot a Transportation Form you can fill out online. This is in an effort to streamline the transportation change process for parents as well as our office. To access the form, go to our home page and look under "Quick Links" and click on the "Transportation Change Request" link. The link will be closed at 1 pm every day and will be reopened at 3 pm for the next day. We will be accepting changes by phone as well, but we would prefer everyone to try to use the link.
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