First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 9 October 19, 2015

Dear Parents

  • We are sharing our timelines this week. Thank you for helping your child with this project. The kiddos are anxious to tell about their lives!

  • We will be beginning spelling this week. Please see the Spelling Letter attached to the newsletter email.

Areas of Concentration

  • Sight Words: get, have, here, him
  • Character, Setting, Plot
  • Plural/Singular Nouns
  • Fractions
  • Magnets
  • Timelines

Theme of the Week: Magnets

Dates to Remember

  • Oct. 22 - Crazy Hair Day!
  • Oct. 23 - Spirit Day and Spirit Shop
  • Oct. 28 - Picture Day
  • Oct. 30 - Story Book Character Day
  • Nov. 5 - Open House @ 6pm
  • Nov. 6 - Early Release @ 12:00


  • 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.





Character Quality for October: Courage


  • Reading-Please read daily with your child for at least 15 minutes and focus on characters, setting, and plot.
  • Math-Have your child observe as you share pieces of fruit. Divide fruit into halves, thirds, & fourths. Discuss equal pieces.