Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 1/29/18

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.


Valentine's Party

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.

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

2/2 Green Apple Deposit Day

2/14 Valentine's Party @ 1:45 - 2:30

2/19 Student Holiday

Our Learning Targets

Reading: We can identify and describe the structural elements particular to dramatic literature while reading plays. We can use a graphic organizer to help describe the plot of a story.

Writing: We can write a script that includes the structural elements of drama.

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

Math: We can solve problems that deal with measurements of length, intervals of time, liquid volumes, mass, and money using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division as appropriate.

Science: We can investigate mechanical energy.

Spelling List for the week

leave, everything, game, system, bring, glance, twice, since, office, judge, marriage, message, bandage, manage, bridge

Bonus Words: aspires, stunned, haggard, poverty, humiliating

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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