First Grade Newsletter

Oct. 15th - Oct. 19th

Parent Teacher Conference

Please contact your child's homeroom teacher to set up a conference.

Upcoming Events!

Oct. 15th-19th School Safety Week (Guest Speaker at Fly Friday)

Oct. 29th- Nov 2nd- Red Ribbon Week

Nov.2nd- End of 2nd 6 Weeks

Nov. 4th- Time Change (Fall Back)

Nov. 5th- NO SCHOOL!

Nov. 7th- Picture Retakes

Nov. 9th- Veterans Day Program and Breakfast

Nov. 12th- Field Trip to Casa Manana

Nov. 16th- Bring Your Parent to School Day

Nov. 19th - 23rd- Thanksgiving Break

Fly Friday & Hat Day

Fly Friday- Fly Friday takes place every Friday morning. If students arrive before 7:40 they will need to go to the gym. Students who arrive after 7:40 will go straight to the Gym for Fly Friday. All students will attend Fly Friday.

Hat Day

For $1, your child is allowed to wear a ball cap (not a crazy hat). The money raised will go towards technology for our campus.

Character Trait

Wear ORANGE on Wednesday!

Every 6 weeks we will talk about a different character trait. This 6 weeks our character trait is FAIRNESS.

Students that wear the color ORANGE on Wednesday's will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize from the office!

The color will change every 6 weeks.

This Week In First Grade...


Reading: Word Detectives use snap words as clues to think about what makes sense.
Writing: Writer's Answer a partners questions

Math: Use pictures to show taking from

Phonics: Review spelling with -ck and sentence dictation.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Word detectives solve mystery words by thinking of similar snap words
Writing: Writers label their diagrams to teach even more information

Math: Model Taking From

Phonics: Word talk, trick words: or and for

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Word detectives turn new words into snap words
Writing: Writers write as many books as they can.

Math: Problem Solving: Model Taking Apart

Phonics: word of the day: quick (review marking words) Storytime: Cod Fish

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Word Detectives Scoop Up Words to Make Their Reading Sound Smooth
Writing: Writers Reflect and Set Goals to Create Their Best Information Writing

Math: Use Pictures and Subtraction to Compare

Phonics: Unit 3 Assessment

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Review skills from the week
Writing: Write, Write, Write!

Math: Subtract All or Zero


Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us

Red Ribbon Week - October 29th - November 2nd

October 29, Monday - “Don’t Get Mixed Up In Drugs!” - Wear Mismatched / Silly Socks, Crazy Hair, or Crazy Hat

October 30, Tuesday - “Follow Your Dreams, Don’t Do Drugs” - Wear Pajamas

October 31, Wednesday - “Say Boo To Drugs” - Dress as Your Favorite Story Book Character - no masks or scary costumes -

November 1, Thursday - “No Matter The Time, Be Drug-Free” - Throwback Thursday, Dress from any Era

November 2, Friday - “Show Your Armor Against Drugs” - Wear Brock Spirit Wear (or Under Armour attire), as we will be attending the BHS Pep Rally where Senior Baylor Cupp will be presented with the Under Armour All-American Football Team Jersey.