First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 23, February 16, 2016

Dear Parents

A HUGE thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who helped make the first grade musical and Valentine’s Party a success. We appreciate you. Thank You!!!

Our class has earned a special day for all of the good behavior the students have displayed! The special day will be this Friday, February 19. We voted last week and the students decided to have a pajama/movie day!

Areas of Concentration

  • Sight Words: if, other, about,many
  • Main idea and details
  • Counting to 120 and number patterns.
  • Rocks, soil, and water
  • Texas and US symbols.

Theme of the Week: U.S. Symbols

Dates to Remember

  • Feb. 15 - Student Holiday
  • Feb. 19 - Spirit Day/Spirit Store
  • Feb. 26 - Talent Show

Character Quality for February: 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 and complete a reader’s response sheet.
  • Math—Have your child count by 1’s to 120.