1st Grade Newsletter

April 11 - 15, 2016


Math--Students will use concrete and pictorial models to determine the sum of a multiple of 10 and a one-digit number in problems up to 99.

For Example...

80 + 2 = 82

60 + 7 = 67

20 + 9 = 29

Reading--Author Study, Mem Fox

Check out her website to learn more about this amazing author. Be sure to ask your child each day what Mem Fox book we read in class.


Social Studies--Students will identify anthems and mottoes of Texas. This week we will learn about the following Texas symbols...

state flag--it has one white star because we are "The Lone Star State"

state small mammal--armadillo

state bird--mockingbird

state flower--bluebonnet

state tree--pecan tree

state motto--friendship

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Review Week--No Spelling Test or Homework

We will continue to review previously learned spelling patterns in class, but there are no new words or spelling test.
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Thursday, April 14th--1st Grade Music Program, 6:00pm @ cafeteria

Friday, April 15th--Early Release at 12:00

Friday, April 15th--End of the 5th Six Weeks of School

Friday, April 22nd--PTA Family Movie Night

Tuesday, April 26th--Keller ISD Night at the Rangers Game

May 9th - 13th--STAAR Testing--No campus visitors (this includes walking your child to class, volunteers, and lunch)

Thursday, May 19th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm--Open House/Fine Arts Night

Friday, May 20th--Field Day

Monday, May 30th--No School, Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 1st--End of Year Class Parties

Thursday, June 2nd--Last Day of School! Early Release at 12:00

1st Grade Teachers

Mrs. Wright, Ms. Gage, Ms. Cook, Mrs. Norwood, Mrs. King, Mrs. Dossey, Mrs. Stanford (from left to right)

Conference time: 1:45 - 2:45