Avirett & Torres 18-19

Week of 1/7/19

Ear buds/Headphones for computers

If possible, we would like each student to bring their own pair of (inexpensive) ear buds or headphones that can live at school to use with Istation and Imagine Math.

Important Dates

1/21 No School

Our Learning Targets

Math: We can round whole numbers to a given place value through the hundred thousands place. We can compare and order whole numbers to 1,000,000,000 and represent comparisons using the symbols >, <, or =.

Science: We can create presentations to share our 2nd 9 weeks learning.

Reading: We can use text features to overview text and locate information while reading a variety of non-fiction texts. We can summarize the main idea and supporting details of a non-fiction text.

Writing: We can write an expository piece with a topic sentence, supporting sentences with facts, details and explanations, and a concluding statement.

Social Studies: We can learn the economic motivations and accomplishments of significant empresarios, (Moses Austin, Martin de Leon) and explain their impact on the settlement of Texas.

This week's spelling words

Spelling Words: already, finally, summer, tiniest, hobbies, copied, countries, pitied, easier, laziest, families, happiest, ladies, friendlier, studied


Bonus Words: filament, illumination, incandescent, investors, neglecting

Second Step

Second Step returns next week.

A message from Nurse Jenny

It’s Cold and Flu season

Here are some friendly reminders to help stay virus free this season:

· Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds

    • If soap and water not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

· Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

· Cover your Cough; Cough and sneeze into a tissue then throw it away, or cough and sneeze into your upper shirt sleeve, completely covering your mouth and nose

    • Wash your hands after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose

· Disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and objects such as toys and doorknobs

· Stay at home while you are sick

LISD follows the Texas Department of Health Guidelines for illness-related exclusions from school. A student will be sent home if they have a fever of 100.0 Fahrenheit or above or any other contagious symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, etc.) and will need to remain home until symptom free for twenty-four (24) hours, and without the use of medications.
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