Blue & Silver Newsletter

For the week of 1/22/18

Healthy Family Night Wednesday

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

1/24 Report Cards go home

1/24 Healthy Family Night (5:30 - 7:30)

2/2 Green Apple Deposit Day

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 recognize and use dialogue in our writing.

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

Math: We can add and subtract whole numbers and decimals using the standard algorithm. We can represent the value of the digit in whole numbers through 1,000,000,000 and decimals to the hundredths using expanded notation and numerals.

Science: We can represent data on a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot marked with whole numbers and fractions. We can solve one- and two-step problems using data in whole number, decimal, and fraction form in a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot.

Spelling List for the week

heavy, carefully, follow, beautiful, everyone, junk, blank, risky, picnic, banker, attack, struck, earthquake, electric, stomach

Bonus Words: citizens, discrimination, inferior, petition, prejudice

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?

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:

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