First Grade Newsletter

Dec. 3rd - Dec. 7th


When: December 10th - Dec. 14th

Where: Brock Elementary Library

Needs: Parent Volunteers

***This is a great time to purchase a book for the Christmas party book exchange***

First Grade Christmas Program

When: Monday, December 17th

Time: 6:00 pm students need to be here by 5:30

Where: Brock Elementary

What Students Need to Wear: Christmas Pajamas

Casa Manana Field Trip

When: December 12th

Time: Leaving at 8:40

Where: Casa Manana in Fort Worth

Lunch: Eat at Trinity Park in Fort Worth (should arrive between 11:30 & 12:00)

Needs: Field Trip Shirt and Sack Lunch (all items to be thrown away at the park)

Limited Parent Tickets Available. SEE YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER

Students MUST wear their yellow field trip shirts.

***Parents that do not attend the play at Casa Manana are welcome to meet us at Trinity park in Fort Worth for lunch*** Please let your child's teacher know if you will be meeting them there.

Angel Tree Donations

Due BY December 19th

Please wrap all items and label with BOY or GIRL on the gift.

December 20th -- Christmas Movie, Pajama Day and Hot Chocolate

EARLY RELEASE --Dec. 20th & 21st

Buses will run at 12:00

Classroom Christmas Party

When: December 21st

Where: Homeroom Classrooms

What to Bring: The breakfast item you signed up to bring & a new wrapped book.

Upcoming Events...

Dec. 10th- 14th- BOGO Book Fair

Dec. 12th- Field Trip to Casa Manana

Dec. 20th- Pajama Day, Hot Chocolate & Christmas Movie Day

Dec. 20th- 21st: EARLY RELEASE DAY... Buses run at 12:00 pm

Dec. 21st- End of 3rd 6 weeks

Dec. 21st- Class Christmas Party

Dec. 24th- Jan. 7th- Christmas Break

Jan 8th- Begin 4th 6 Weeks

Jan. 21st- Martin Luther King Jr. Day- NO SCHOOL!


We will be using iPads and Chromebooks all year. We are asking each student to bring their own pair of headphones. Feel free to put your child's name on their headphones (with the cord). If you have questions, please contact your child's homeroom teacher.

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 Wednesday

Wear GREEN on Wednesday!

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

Students that wear the color GREEN 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...


Math: Generate Addition Word Problems

Phonics: Word of the Day- Ships

Writing: Nonfiction writers use readers to help them add or subtract
Science/ Social Studies: Matter

Reading: Reading with Feeling


Math: Generate Subtraction Word Problems

Phonics: Word of the day- Shells

Writing: Writers assess how well they are doing and set goals to become better writers
Science/ Social Studies: Matter

Reading: Reading Like a Writer


Field Trip to Casa Manana & Trinity Park in Fort Worth


Math: Solve Multi Step Word Problems

Phonics: Trick Words- who, what, when

Writing: Editing (Spelling, capitals & punctuation)
Science/ Social Studies: Matter

Reading: Readers Plan to Talk and Think


Math: Pre Assessment

Writing: Nouns

**Christmas Activities **

Early Release @ 11:50