Weekly Newsletter

Mrs. Darnell 1st Grade

Dear Parent,

Wow! It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving break is only a few weeks away. This school year is flying by!

On December 4th, at 10:00am, we will be going to the Elves Christmas Tree Farm in Pottsboro. This is a fun outdoor field trip. We will be sending more information and a permission slip soon, please be on the lookout.


Our spelling is from Spelling List 7. The list includes digraph ck, ee, ng and th- see, red, that, this, back, sing, bring, think, green, three, are and from.

1. The bag is from Pam.

2. I think we can go.


The children have learned that nouns name a person, place or thing and last week they learned that verbs are action words. The following verb rap song was enjoyed by all!

Verb Rap Song


In math we will finish our first unit of subtraction. We will begin adding tens and ones. Please practice addition and subtraction facts at home. Flashcards are recommended and there are a lot of great free apps available.

Social Studies

Fall is such a fun time of year! Celebrating Thanksgiving is around the corner and in social studies we will learn about the pilgrims and the Mayflower.

We are so thankful for your children, it is such a treat to be their teacher! Thank you for sharing them with us!

IMPORTANT DATES please mark your calendars:

Friday, November 13 Mother- Son Barn Dance

Friday, November 20th Sack Lunch

November 23—27 Fall Break

Friday, December 4th Field Trip - Elves Christmas Tree Farm

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Have a terrific week!

Thank you,

Mrs. Darnell