Ms. Tidwell's 1st Grade News

January 2015

Improtant Dates

*This Friday-NOON dismissal (11:45 for PK-1st)

Please remember an adult MUST meet 1st graders at the Bus stop.

*This Friday-Scholastic Book order DUE

*This Friday-Last day to turn in DECEMBER Pizza Hut Reading Logs

*This Friday-Parent's "I Have a Dream" bubble DUE (Parent's were to write their dream for their student)

January 19-Student Holiday/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 23-Pep Rally in Gym @ 2 pm

January 29-Kids Beach Club resumes

February 12-PTA Reading Night @ 6 pm

February 20-Last day to turn in Six Flags reading logs

What We're Learning

Math-Graphs, Measurement, Fractions (halves & fourths), Telling time to the half hour

Reading-Visualizing, Determining Important Details

Writing-Writing a Narrative Story, CVCe patterns (long vowels), Adjectives

Science-Natural Water Sources

Social Studies-State Symbols, George Washington, Concept of Time (days, weeks, months, years)

Santa's Visit!


Students should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes nightly and recording it on their Pizza Hut reading log.

Practice SWAP words nightly! Students should be working on SWAP list 3, if not higher. Please write a note in your student's MOOSE when they are ready to be tested.

Practice ADDITION facts: Plus 1, Doubles and Friendly 10 (ie. 7+3, 8+2)