First Grade Footnotes

Florence Elementary, Week 31, April 20, 2015

Dear First Grade Parents

  • Thank you for helping to make our Zoo trip a success. We had so much fun!
  • The deadline for submitting paperwork for GT nominations is 5/1! You may request paperwork from your child’s teacher.
  • Please turn Natatorium permission slip and waiver form ASAP. Thank you!
  • Friday, April 24 is NOT an Early Release day as previously noted.

Theme of the Week: Parts of a Plant

Areas of Concentration

  • Making inferences
  • Phonics—au/aw
  • Authors as Mentors
  • Skip counting
  • Interdependence
  • Landforms

Dates to Remember

  • April 21&22—STAAR testing—campus closed to visitors
  • April 24—End of six weeks, NOT an early release!
  • May 1—Natatorium Field Trip!
  • May 1—deadline for GT nomination paperwork
  • May 1—Report cards available in HAC

Character Quality for April: Perseverance


  • Reading-Please read daily with your child for at least 15 minutes.
  • Math—online problem solving games—
  • Spelling– Please study spelling words nightly. The list of words will be in your child’s folder each Monday.


  • Please check your child’s folder each day for valuable work and information.
  • Water bottles are allowed.
  • Lunch prices: $2.55 for students and $3.30 for adults





Some pictures from our trip to the Fort Worth Zoo!

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