Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 4/23/18

Important Dates

4/25 Talent Show 6-8 pm

5/14 & 5/15 STAAR Math and STAAR Reading

Our Learning Targets

Reading: We can make connections between two texts and provide textual evidence. We can summarize two texts and include similarities and differences.

Writing: We can craft a writing piece that contains structural elements of fiction such as building the plot to a climax, develop and provide details about characters and the setting.

Social Studies: We can describe the successes and problems of the Republic of Texas.

Math: We can revisit, review, and extend our understanding of division.

Science: We can explore erosion and deposition due to liquid and solid water (ice). We can examine properties of soils.

Spelling List for the week

Spelling Words: happened, else, title, towel, battle, pedal, simple, special, nickel, gentle, barrel, model, squirrel, riddle, decimal
Bonus Words: weathering, erosion, deposition, characteristics, decomposition

Second Step

Making a Plan

Some solutions to problems are complicated and need a plan. Plans help you break down a big task into smaller, more manageable parts.

Students will be able to:

Explain the purpose of making a plan

Create a three-step plan to carry out a solution to a problem

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