Fabulous First Grade Flyer

Week of March 21st - March 24th, Issue 26

Fantastic First Graders

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Carl Manning, Nathaniel Washburn, Daniel Silva, Logan Puckett, Blossom Anyanmu and Carter Russell

Animal Education Program

We are so excited about an amazing program that is coming to Folsom. The first grade students will get to see and learn about many different exotic animals. The program will be Tuesday March 22nd at 8:15 AM in the cafeteria. Parents are welcome to attend.
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Field Trip!!!

Paperwork for our grade level field trip to The Perot Museum on Thursday, April 28th came home this week. We are excited about the upcoming trip and know that it will be a fun day for our first graders! In order to help make this a successful trip, we would love to have parents accompany us on this day. By volunteering you will help provide adequate adult supervision for students in our class and help this to be a safe and fun day for our students. If you would like to join us on the field trip please be sure you have completed the background check online at www.prosper-isd.net . This needs to be completed each school year. We also ask that you please make other arrangements for younger siblings. We will be assigning student groups to each parent and we need to be sure that they are focused solely on our first graders to ensure their safety. Thank you so much for understanding!

Below are all of the Field Trip forms that need to be completed and returned.

FIELD TRIP FORMS

Karate Belt Math RED BELT

We have been working on the "adding 10” strategy. I am attaching the Red Belt flash cards we are using in class. Encourage them to explain out loud to you using place value “since I know 10 is one group of ten and you add 5 ones it would equal 15."


I hope you enjoy helping your student prepare for this at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Please use the attached documents to work on these concepts at home.


YELLOW BELT CARDS

GREEN BELT CARDS

RED BELT CARDS

WatchDOGS Sign-Up

If you couldn’t make the meeting or would like to sign up for more days, there are two ways you can do this now. You can click on this link: http://vols.pt/ueBdny and sign up online, or you can call/email Mrs. Logeman dmlogeman@prosper-isd.net or 469-219-2110. Thank you for your continued support with the Watch D.O.G.S Program! We LOVE having you at Folsom Elementary!!


Do you want to help with Watch DOGS Dads at Folsom, but only have 30 minutes to spare? Sign up for our morning car duty! 7:15-7:45 am and then head to work. Sign up as many times as you want on any day, just click on the following link:

http://vols.pt/ueBdny

Please also make sure you have your background check complete. You can fill that out at the following link:

https://prosperisd.quickapp.pro/apply/applicant/start?_ref=6e3befd4100c306cb03245a5c30823b00a5e64b7f04436f3776be9a6eab77f55

Thursday Folders

Click HERE to acess Thursday Folder information.

Volunteers Needed

First grade is in need of a few volunteers that are available on Wednesdays to help copy and prepare different materials. Please use the following link to sign-up if you are interested in volunteering.


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9ab22a7fa7-copy


Thank you for your help!

Mark Your Calendars

March 25th- Good Friday NO SCHOOL

March 29th- NO VISITORS due to STAAR testing in the older grades

April 1st- Folsom Friday Live

April 14th- Picture Day

April 18th-22nd- Student Appreciation Week

April 25th- Bad Weather Day- NO SCHOOL

April 28th- Field Trip to the Perot Museum

April 29th- Folsom Friday Live

Folsom Website

School wide information

Curriculum News

Math: Non-standard measurement
Writers Workshop: Parts of a Letter
Readers Workshop: Creating mental images
Word Work: Review

Grammar: Adverbs

Word Wall Words: Review

Science: Offspring resemble their parents/Life Cycles

Social Studies: Texas