First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 33, May 2, 2016

Dear Parents

  • Reminder: The school will be closed to visitors and volunteers the 9th and 10th due to STAAR Testing.


  • Please practice reading and spelling words from the sight word list. We will assess the word list on May 13.


  • Our last book order of the year is due May 16.

Theme of the Week: Financial Literacy

Areas of Concentration

  • Contractions
  • Comprehension Strategies: Review
  • Financial Literacy
  • Desert
  • Economics

Character Quality: Positive Attitude

Dates to Remember

  • May 9 and 10 - 3rd and 4th grade STAAR testing-campus closed to visitors
  • May 13 - Spirit Day/Spirit Store
  • May 27 - Mayfest
  • May 31 - Awards Ceremony at 10am.

Reminders

  • 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.


IMPORTANT TIMES TO REMEMBER…

11:00-11:30—Lunch

11:30-12:00—Recess

12:50-1:50—Co-curr

Homework

  • Reading—Please read with your child for at least 15 minutes daily, then have him/her retell the story.
  • Math—Practice identifying pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. Use abcya.com on the computer to play the coin games.