Heroes and Texan Horns Newsletter

For the week of 2/8

Bag or Boxes for Valentine's Celebration

We will have our class Valentine's celebrations Friday @ 10:15. Please send in a box or bag with your student this week to collect their treats in at the party.

Class Lists:

Texan Horns: https://drive.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/file/d/0BzqTE6ZFwUJ9SXpnLVlaLU1xbGM/view?usp=sharing




Our Learning Targets...

Reading - I can write responses to expository text using evidence from the text.

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

Social Studies - I can learn about the missions in Texas.

Math – I can use pattern blocks to explore and understand benchmark angles. I can measure angles using a protractor.

Science - I can examine properties of soil including color, texture, ability to retain water, and ability to support plant growth. I can explore the slow changes to the surface of the Earth caused by weathering, erosion, and deposition.

Leader in Me

Last week 4th grade students learned about RPE leadership opportunities. Follow the link below to learn more about RPE leadership roles and application process:


Important Dates

2/10 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon 12:10-12:40

2/12 Valentine's Day Party - 10:15 - 11:15

12/22 Last Visit to the Blanton Museum of Art

Check out Ms. Torres' Math Website for Challenge Activities

Interested in helping your child expand their mathematical thinking? https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/mstorres4thgrade/math-links

Youcubed, Figure This, and NRICH offer different levels of activities for ALL students to deepen their understanding of mathematics. Check them out!

Lost and Found Items Below:

Please check the slides below for items that may belong to your child (or children). Items with names were returned to students, but these items are missing names.

Please help us return lost items by writing your child's name (first initial and last name or first name and last initial) and either their grade or teacher's name. Thanks!!

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