Ms. Tidwell's 1st Grade News

December 2014

Important Dates

This Friday-November Reading Logs DUE

This Friday-Book Order DUE

December 15-PTA Holiday Shoppe opens

December 15-L. D. Bell System performs @ 8:30

December 18- CJH Band performs @ 9:45

December 18-Santa visits @ 10:45

December 18-1st grade Classroom parties @ 2:00

December 18-Six Flags Reading Logs DUE

December 18-PTA Holiday Shoppe Closes

December 18 CJH Choir Perfroms @1:00

December 18-1st grade International Polar Express, students can wear pj's!!

What We're Learning

  • Math-Money (coins), practice counting by 5's
  • Reading-Main Idea and Asking Questions
  • Writing-Letter Writing and using elaborate details
  • Science-Matter
  • Social Studies-Winter Celebrations


  • December Reading Logs are DUE
  • Students should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes nightly.
  • In Math, we are counting coins. You can help your child by allowing them to practice at home. Have them practice counting by 5's, practice by counting your pocket change & ask your student about eyelashes and eyeballs! :)
  • Information about our 1st grade Christmas party went home on Monday and Wednesday. Please read over that information & students can begin bringing their wrapped book at any time.
  • If you would like to help at the party, remember you must have an updated background check.
  • Six Flags reading logs are DUE December 18th!
  • Students should be working on SWAP word list 2, if not higher. Remember to practice, practice, practice at home & write a note in your child's MOOSE when they are ready to be tested.