First Grade Newsletter

Oct. 8th - Oct. 12th

Parent Teacher Conference

Please contact your child's homeroom teacher to set up a conference.

Upcoming Events!

Oct. 8th- NO SCHOOL!

Oct. 12th- Fall Festival 5:30-8:00 (Drawings start at 7:30)

Oct. 15th-19th School Safety Week (Guest Speaker at Fly Friday)

Oct. 23rd- Movie Night

Oct. 23rd- Oct. 26th- Red Ribbon Week

Nov.2nd- End of 2nd 6 Weeks:

Nov. 4th- Time Change (Fall Back)

Nov. 5th- NO SCHOOL!

Nov. 7th- Picture Retakes

Nov. 9th- Veterans Day Program and Breakfast

Nov. 12th- Field Trip to Casa Manana

Nov. 16th- Bring Your Parent to School Day

Nov. 19th - 23rd- Thanksgiving Break

Columbus Day - - NO SCHOOL - - October 8th columbus day - - no school - - october 8th

Fall Festival

Friday October 12, 2018 is Fall Festival. Your child will be bringing home 50 raffle tickets to sell to raise money for our classrooms. All tickets (sold and unsold) will be due on Friday October 12th to your child's homeroom teacher. Tickets are $1.00 each. Please see the note attached to your child's raffle tickets for more information.

fall festival sign- up for parent volunteers

all 7:30 pm- 8:00 pm time slots will be clean up!

Fall Festival

When: Friday, Oct. 12th

Where: Brock Elementary

Time: 5:30- 7:30 pm (raffle drawings @ 8:00)

Sign- up times will be coming soon!

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 ORANGE on Wednesday!

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

Students that wear the color ORANGE 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...


No School!


Reading: Word Detectives Check Their Words Slowly

Writing: Writers Study the Kind of Writing They Plan to Make

Math: Lesson 4.6 - Put Together Numbers

Phonics: Word of the Day: shut. Review tapping and blending words with digraphs.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Readers Investigate What Makes a Good Reading Partner

Writing: Writers Use What They Already Know: Touching and Telling the Steps across the pages

Math: Compose 10

Phonics: Word talk with the words of the day and story time.

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Word Detectives Read Words in a Snap


Math: Pre- Assessment

Phonics: Word Play- nonsense words. Trick Words: we, he, she, be, me

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us


Reading: Review skills from this week

Writing: Review Skills from this week

Math: Module 4 Assessment

Phonics: Word of the day: thick

Science/ Social Studies: Technology All Around Us