Blue & Silver Newsletter
For the week of 12/4/17
12/6 Progress Reports
12/15 5th grade Business Fair
12/18 Polar Express Day (wear your pajamas)
12/19 Holiday Party (9:45-10:45) Regular 2:50 Dismissal
12/20 - 1/3/ Holiday Break
1/4 Welcome Back!
Our Learning Targets
Writing: We can write an expository piece that includes combined sentences and transitions.
Social Studies: We can summarize reasons for European exploration and settlement of the Western Hemisphere.
Math: We can determine if two given fractions are equivalent using a variety of methods. We can compare fractions using comparison symbols.
Science: We can predict how changes in the ecosystem affect the food web, including the effect of invasive species, changes to the habitat, and effects of humans. We can explore how structures and functions enable organisms to survive in their environment.
Spelling List for the week
talk, whether, fine, phoning, shipped, offered, checking, fainted, becoming, wandering, visiting, traveled, pleasing, covered, wiped
Bonus Words: geologist, geography, geoponics, geology, geographic
Calming Down Anger
Calming down emotions that are getting out of control helps you think clearly so you can avoid negative consequences.
Looking for Second Step Home Links? https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/mstorres4thgrade/second-step