First Grade News

1/5 - 1/1/8

Upcoming Events

1/11 - 1/15 - College Week

1/11 - "Don't Sweat It, College is possible for everyone!" - Wear sweats

1/12 - "Dream of going to College" - Wear slippers

1/12 - Science Fair Projects Due

1/13 - "Career Day" - Dress as your future career

1/13 - Science Fair Open House 3:00 - 4:00

1/14 - "Top off your Education" - Wear a college hat

1/15 - "Plano helps prepare you for college” - Wear your favorite college shirt/colors or wear a Plano Wildcat shirt/colors to Camp College.


Spelling Words - We will have a test on Friday

  • strike
  • string
  • splash
  • split
  • scrub
  • scrap
  • nose
  • cute
  • does*
  • any*
*High Frequency Words

Optional Challenge Words

  • throne
  • thrill
  • culture
  • similar
  • language
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A HUGE thank you goes out to all of our Room Parents and Parent Volunteers who helped coordinate and make our Winter Party a success. The kids loved dressing each other up as snowmen, playing snowball tennis and the Penguin Waddle! We really appreciate all you do!

Learning Targets

Language Arts/Social Studies

  • I can blend words with scr, scp, str.
  • i can identify and read contractions with not.
  • I can use and identify vocabulary words from a story.
  • I can understand the characteristics of a realistic fiction story.
  • I can identify parts of a fable.
  • I can work as a team.
  • I can explain where holidays come from and describe why they are important.
  • I can use the writing process to plan, draft, edit and publish my research.


  • I can recognize that numerical expressions with different numbers and operational signs can have the same value.
  • I can balance equations.


  • I can decide which material would be the best choice for solving a problem.
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