First Grade Newsletter

Week of...Sept. 3rd - Sept. 7th


Curriculum Night

Informative night for parents/ guardians. There will be two 30 minute meetings in your child's homeroom classroom. The teacher will go over the classroom expectations, procedures, and curriculum for first grade.

When: Tuesday Sept. 4th 2018

Where: Homeroom Classroom

Time: Session 1- 6:00- 6:30

Session 2- 6:45- 7:15


Sept. 3rd- Labor Day - - NO SCHOOL!

Sept. 4th- Curriculum Night

Sept. 10th- Grandparents Day

Sept. 10th- 14th Book Fair

Sept. 17th - 21st- Celebrate Freedom Week

Sept. 21st- End of First Grading Period

Sept. 21st- Homecoming Pep Rally (Wear Brock Blue & Gold)

Sept. 24th- No School!

Scholastic Book Fair

When: Sept. 10th - 14th

Where: Brock Elementary Library

Needs: Parent Volunteers (contact your child's teacher to volunteer)

Grandparents Day

When: Sept. 10th

Where: Brock Elementary Cafeteria

Fly Friday & Hat Day

Fly Friday- Fly Friday takes place every Friday morning. If students arrive before 7:40 they will need to go to the gym. Students who arrive after 7:40 will go straight to the Gym for Fly Friday. All students will attend Fly Friday.

Hat Day

For $1, your child is allowed to wear a ball cap (not a crazy hat). The money raised will go towards technology for our campus.

Character Trait

Wear YELLOW/ GOLD on Wednesday!

Every 6 weeks we will talk about a different character trait. This 6 weeks our character trait is RESPECT.

Students that wear the color YELLOW/ GOLD on Wednesday's will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize from the office!

The color will change every 6 weeks.

This Week in First Grade...




Math: Pre- Assessment

Reading: Drop habits! Pick up Good Habits

Phonics: Review sounds, alphabetical order

Writing: How writers bring their story to life by making their characters move and speak.

Science/ Social Studies: How Scientist Work


Math: Module 1 Assessment

Reading: Readers look at all parts of a word

Phonics: Letters: l, h, k

Writing: Telling stories in Itsy- Bitsy steps

Science/ Social Studies: How Scientist Work


Math: Greater Than

Reading: Readers use meaning to figure out words.

Phonics: Letters: v, w

Writing: Bringing what's inside out: Making characters think and feel.

Science/ Social Studies: How Scientist Work


Math: Less Than
Reading: Review reading lessons from the week.

Phonics: Letters: y and x

Writing: Review writing lessons from the week.

Science/ Social Studies: How Scientist Work