First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 21, February 1, 2016

Dear Parents,

  • Plan to join us at 6:15 on February 8th for the first grade musical!
  • Please have your child decorate a shoe box for our Valentines party. We would like to have the decorated boxes by Wednesday, February 10. In the past, to make things run smoothly we have had students bring a valentine for each student without a name on them or labeled "to friend". Thank you!

Theme of the Week: Folktales & Fables

Areas of Concentration

  • Sight Words: not, there, use, an
  • Revision
  • Fantasy & Reality
  • Adding and Subtracting
  • Rocks
  • Folktales and Fables

Dates to Remember

  • Feb. 5 - Science Night
  • Feb. 8 - PTA Meeting and First Grade Musical!
  • Feb. 11 - Spring Pictures
  • Feb. 12 - Valentine Party! 11:35-12:35
  • Feb. 15 - Student Holiday

Character Quality for January: Integrity


  • Please check your child’s folder each day for valuable work and information. Water bottles are allowed.
  • Lunch prices: $2.65 for students and $3.40 for adults.






  • Reading—Please read with your child for at least 15 minutes daily.
  • Math—Practice adding and subtracting to 20.