### week of March 1

**Announcements:**

March 2: Dr. Suess Day (see student services email on what to wear)

**Snacks:**

Monday: Teacher

Tuesday: Alayna

Wednesday: Liberty

Thursday: Cooper

Friday: Haden

**Tests: **

Tuesday: Handwriting test 17

Wednesday: Math test 19 (Read the thermometer to tell the temperature, write the number using the tens and ones place (students need to practice identifying their hundreds, tens, and ones places), word problems, 16 ounces = 1 pound, write the sums and differences, tell the time by using the hand clock, write the before and after numbers by twos, write the sums. Add the ones column first then add the tens columns) and speed drill 19 (you should be studying flashcards up to the 10’s family)

Thursday: Social Studies test on AL and GW

Read More### Week of February 22

**Announcements:**

Hurricane work is due Monday, February 22

February 26: spirit shirt

**Snacks:**

Monday: Jackson

Tuesday: JR

Wednesday: Rose

Thursday: John Luke

Friday: Diego

**Tests: **

Tuesday: Handwriting test 16

Wednesday: Math test 18 (Tell what time it is by reading the clock, word problems, write the before and after numbers by ones, write the sums and differences, write the missing numbers by fives, 1 hour = 60 minutes, 1 foot = 12 inches, 1 dozen things = 12 things) and speed drill 18 (you should be studying flashcards up to the 10’s family)

Read More### February 15-16

**Monday, February 15, 2021**

Math: Page 50. Telling time: Hour and Half-Hour. Match the digital time with the correct hand clock.

Science: Complete BLM 9.6A. Review the terms root, people, parts, grind, and teeth.

Social Studies: Needs vs wants worksheet. Put each picture in the box based on whether you think it is a want or a need.

**Tuesday, February 16, 2021**

Math: Page 216. Counting with quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. Write the correct amount based on the coins given. Solve the puzzle by figuring out which coins the lizard is counting.

Science: Complete BLM 9.2A. Cut out the three different parts of the tooth. Review what the enamel, dentin, and pulp are then allow students to cut out each one and glue it onto the tooth in the correct order.

Social Studies: All about me worksheet. Fill in the bubbles based on information about yourself.

Read More### Week of February 8

**Announcements: **

February 12: Valentine’s/Christian/Class T shirt day. Parents, you can send goodie bags or treats for each of the students if you would like, but we will not be having a party. I will also be bringing a special treat for the students as well.

February 15-19: No school (see email about make-up days from the hurricane)

**Snacks:**

Monday: Reagan

Tuesday: Grady

Wednesday: Alex

Thursday: Ella

Friday: George

**Tests:**

Tuesday: Handwriting test 17

Wednesday: Math test 17 (mark the circle to show the longer length (ex. Centimeter or inch), word problems, count by twos, write the sums and differences, mark the circle under the correct sum (adding three numbers. Ex. 5 + 2 + 1 = ____), write the before and after number by tens, count how many cents by using quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies) and speed drill 17 (you should be studying flashcards up to the 9’s family)

Thursday: Science test on teeth (study guide found under uploads)

Read More### Week of February 1

**Announcements:**

2/5: Fried Oreos

**Snacks:**

Monday: Alayna

Tuesday: Liberty

Wednesday: Audree

Thursday: Cooper

Friday: Haden

**Tests: **

No tests this week. Catching up on math seatwork. Students should be reviewing math flash cards and be practicing counting money (pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters) every night.

Read More### Week of January 25

**Snacks:**

Monday: Grady

Tuesday: JR

Wednesday: Rose

Thursday: John Luke

Friday: Diego

**Tests:**

Tuesday: Math test 16 (circle one-half dozen puffins, mark the circle under centimeters, mark the circle under inches, mark the circle under the object that is divided into fourths, circle one half of the clams, count how many cents using quarters, word problems, write the sums and differences, tell what time is on the clock, count by ones in the calendar) and speed drill 16 (study guide found under uploads)

Wednesday: Handwriting test 15

Read More### Week of January 19

**100th Day Math Project:** The 100th day of school is Friday, Jan. 22nd. Students need to make a poster with 100 items on it (puff balls, stickers, toothpicks, whatever you want). It needs to have a title, and students can decorate it. They will present their posters to the class that day. Please do not use pennies–they make the poster too heavy, and they fall off. Let them do the counting!

**Snacks:**

Tuesday: Alex

Wednesday: Ella

Thursday: George

Friday: Jackson

**Announcements:**

Monday, January 18th: No school

Friday, January 22nd: Free shoe day

**Tests:**

Wednesday: Math test 15 (mark the number that is one more, count how many cents using quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies (students should be practicing counting money every night), write the sums and differences, word problems, circle one half of the shrimp, 1 gallon = 4 quarts, 1 foot = 12 inches) and speed drill 15 (should be practicing note cards every night)

Thursday: Handwriting test 14

Read More### Week of January 11th

**Announcements:**

I just wanted to thank everyone for the Christmas gifts that were given to me before Christmas break! I loved each and every gift and I am so grateful! I also want to thank everyone who contributed to the Christmas party. The students loved the food and their stockings full of goodies!

Homecoming week!!

Monday: Pajama day. Students can also bring a stuffed animal but it cannot be bigger than 12 inches.

Tuesday: Look a like day.

Wednesday: Sports day. College or NFL

Thursday: Throwback Thursday

Friday: Spirit day.

**Snacks:**

Monday: Liberty

Tuesday: Audree

Wednesday: Cooper

Thursday: Haden

Friday: Reagan

**Tests:**

Tuesday: Science solar system test (study guide found under uploads)

Wednesday: Math test 14 (mark the number that comes between, circle the thermometer that shows the hottest temperature, mark the correct amount of cents, circle one dozen candy canes, write the sums and differences, 2 cups = 1 pint, count by ones, word problems) and speed drill 14

Thursday: Handwriting test 13

Read More### Week of January 4

**Tests:**

Friday: Math speed drill 13.

**Classwork: **

** **__Monday:__

Writing: Page 114

Math: Page 123. Write the sums and differences, count how many cents, write the number looking at the tens and ones place.

Social Studies: Page 49. Discuss the pet shopping list. Review the term “goods”. Ask students to name some goods that are needed in order to take care of a dog.

Science: Review the terms telescope, stars, orbit, planets, and solar system.

__Tuesday:__

Writing: Page 115

Math: Page 124. Write the addition and subtraction facts, word problems, divide the food into halves, circle one half of the dots on each card.

Social Studies: Page 50. Allow students to complete the chart.

Science: Teach students the solar system song. Complete the solar system activity where students will glue their planets in the correct order from the sun.

__Wednesday:__

Writing: Page 116

Math: Pages 125-126. Count by twos and color the turkey, count how many cents, write the sums and differences and color the picture.

Social Studies: Page 51. Complete the work chart.

Science: Complete crossword puzzle worksheet on the planets. Go over which planet is best known for the large rings that circle it, the smallest planet, the red planet, the planet that we know best, and the largest planet.

__Thursday:__

Writing: Page 117

Math: Pages 127-128. Count by ones, color the apples with numbers that are greater than 50 red, write what time the clock reads, circle the number that is greatest, what is the temperature.

Social Studies: Page 52. Allow the students to complete the chart to show what they learned about volunteering.

Science: Review for test

__Friday: __

Writing: Page 118

Math: Speed drill 13. Page 129. Count from 101 to 150. Color the even numbers yellow and the odd numbers green, write the before and after numbers by ones, write the sums and differences.

Social Studies: Page 53. Introduce the terms buy, sell, and save.

Science: Review for test

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### Week of December 14

**Announcements: **

** **Monday, December 14 will be a full day. Students will dismiss at normal time.

Tuesday – Thursday will be half days. Students will dismiss at 11:30 (also see Ms. Nelson’s email)

Friday: Class party and students dismiss at 11:30. Students may wear a Christmas shirt, Christian t-shirt, or spirit shirt.

**Tests:**

__Tuesday (Ms. Stadler’s homeroom class):__ Math test 13 (read the clock and write the time, write the sums and differences, one dozen things = **12 **things, write the temperature by reading the thermometer, how many inches, word problems)

__Wednesday (My homeroom class): __Math test 13 (read the clock and write the time, write the sums and differences, one dozen things = **12 **things, write the temperature by reading the thermometer, how many inches, word problems)

**Classwork:**

** **__Monday:__

Writing: Page 113. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 121 (write the sums and differences, read the clock and write the time, write two addition facts and two subtraction facts)

Social Studies: Review the terms community, rule, law, vote, and citizen (pages 2-3)

Science: Worksheet BLM 8.7B. Complete review

** **__Tuesday:__

Writing: Journal

Math: __(Ms. Stadler’s homeroom class):__ Math test 13 (read the clock and write the time, write the sums and differences, one dozen things = **12 **things, write the temperature by reading the thermometer, how many inches, word problems)

Science: Review

__Wednesday:__

Writing: Journal

Math: __(My homeroom class): __Math test 13 (read the clock and write the time, write the sums and differences, one dozen things = **12 **things, write the temperature by reading the thermometer, how many inches, word problems)

Science: Review

__Thursday:__

Write what you are most excited about for Christmas.

Watch a Christmas movie

Christmas craft

__Friday:__

Watch the Christmas play

Christmas craft

Watch a Christmas movie

Christmas party at 11:00

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### week of December 7

**Announcements**

Students need to wear their all black clothes to school Thursday, December 10 and bring school clothes to change into.

**Tests**

__Wednesday: __Math test 12 (write the correct temperature by reading the thermometer, write the correct time by reading the clock, circle one half of the presents, write the sums and differences, word problems, write the before and after numbers by ones, count how many cents)

__Thursday:__ Social Studies test on geography terms (study guide found under uploads)

**Classwork**

__Monday:__

Writing: Page 108. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 116 (count by twos to connect the dots in order from 2 to 50 and color the picture)

Social Studies: Review for test

Science: Page 119 – 120. Introduce students to the planets. Teach them the planets song. Discuss how earth is one of the eight planets and that the planets travel around the sun. Allow students to act this out.

__Tuesday:__

Writing: Page 109. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 117 (read the clock and write the time, circle the correct amount of money, write the numbers in order from least to greatest, color on half of the object)

Social Studies: Review for test

Science: Page 121 – 122. Introduce the term constellations. Job 9:9. Allow students to make their own stars.

__Wednesday:__

Writing: Page 110. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Math test 12 (write the correct temperature by reading the thermometer, write the correct time by reading the clock, circle one half of the presents, write the sums and differences, word problems, write the before and after numbers by ones, count how many cents)

Social Studies: Review for test

Science: Page 123 – 124. Discuss the different things that have happened in space over the years. Ex. Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon in 1969. Allow students to write a few sentences about what they think a space station would look like and what they would do while they were there.

__Thursday:__

Writing: Page 111. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 118 (write two addition facts and two subtraction facts, cross the pictures out to find the differences)

Social Studies: Test on geography terms (study guide found under uploads)

Science: Page 125 – 126. Rocket science experiment.

__Friday:__

Writing: Page 112. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 119 (draw hands on the clock to show the time, circle one half of each group, circle the number that is greatest, underline the number that is least, write the sums and differences)

Social Studies: Review the terms community, rules, and ballots.

Science: Complete chapter 8 review on pages 127 – 128.

** **

### Week of November 30

**Announcements: **

November 29: Christmas Bazaar Begins

December 4: Spirit T-shirt day (spirit shirt, jeans, and school shoes)

**Tests:**

__Wednesday:__ Writing test 12

__Thursday:__ Math test 11 (count how many cents using pennies, nickels, and dimes, write the math combinations by using the dominos, write the sums and differences, mark the number that I call out (ex. 203), mark whether the picture is a whole picture or half of a picture, word problems) and speed drill 12

__Friday:__ Social Studies test 7 on the 5 themes of geography.

**Classwork: **

__Monday:__

Writing: Page 104. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 112. Review counting money and ones, tens, and hundreds place. Review the words half and whole.

Social Studies: Review the 5 themes of geography

Science: Review the different seasons (summer, fall, winter, and spring)

__Tuesday:__

Writing: Page 105. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 113. Review clocks and telling time. Explain the difference between A.M. and P.M.

Social Studies: Review the 5 themes of geography

Science: Solid, liquid, and gas balloon experiment.

__Wednesday:__

Writing: Writing test 12

Math: Page 114. Review counting by two’s.

Social Studies: Review the 5 themes of geography

Science: Review solid, liquid, and gas. Give more examples and allow students to give examples.

__Thursday:__

Writing: Page 106. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Math test 11 (count how many cents using pennies, nickels, and dimes, write the math combinations by using the dominos, write the sums and differences, mark the number that I call out (ex. 203), mark whether the picture is a whole picture or half of a picture, word problems) and speed drill 12

Social Studies: Review the 5 themes of geography

Science: Discuss why God created liquids, solids, and gases. Discuss how these things help us every day.

__Friday:__

Writing: Page 107. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Page 115. Review counting money and identifying coins.

Social Studies: Social Studies test 7 on the 5 themes of geography.

Science: Complete chapter review.

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### week of November 16

**Announcements: **

Friday, November 20 – Thanksgiving class party. Students can wear Thanksgiving shirts. Christmas grams due.

Thursday, November 12 – Texas Roadhouse fundraiser begins

November 23 – 27 – Thanksgiving Break

**Tests: **

__Monday:__ Math test 10 (measure the line to find our how many inches, word problems, count by fives, write the sums and differences, read the clock and tell what time it is, write each digit in the correct place (hundreds, tens, and ones place), which month comes after February, which month comes after April) and speed drill 11

__Tuesday:__ Writing test 11

__Wednesday:__ Science chapter 7 test (study guide found under uploads)

**Classwork: **

** **__Monday:__

Writing: Page 100. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Math test 10 (measure the line to find our how many inches, word problems, count by fives, write the sums and differences, read the clock and tell what time it is, write each digit in the correct place (hundreds, tens, and ones place), which month comes after February, which month comes after April) and speed drill 11

Social Studies: Review the 5 themes of geography. Location, place, human environment interactions, movement, and regions.

Science: Season and weather experiment. Salt water vs sand water.

__Tuesday: __

Writing: Writing test 11

Math: pages 109-110. Read the clock and tell the time, circle the digit in the ten’s place, write the addition facts based on the pictures, count from 101 to 112, write the before and after numbers by twos, color the triangles green, write the sums and differences, circle the number that is the greatest.

Social Studies: Discuss the term address. Have each child try to write their own address. Continue practicing this everyday until they can.

Science: Discuss the term meteorologists and talk about what they do. Discuss how they use technology to predict the weather. Ask students to list the different types of weather that the meteorologist predict.

__Wednesday: __

Writing: Page 101. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 111-112. Count by ones from 103 to 114 and circle the digit in the hundreds’ place, write the before numbers by tens, write the before and after numbers by twos and use the pattern for help, count how many cents, discuss the difference between A.M. and P.M., color the other half of the picture, write addition and subtraction facts.

Social Studies: Discuss Thanksgiving with the class and the history of it. Allow them to share the different things that they are thankful for. Allow the class to draw four different things that they are thankful for in their Thanksgiving journals.

Science: Science chapter 7 test (study guide found under uploads)

__Thursday: __

Writing: Page 102. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 113-114. Count by fives beginning with 25, color the other half of the picture, read the clock and tell what time it is, write the sums and differences, write the numbers under the correct place value, circle one half of each group, word problems, circle the correct month.

Social Studies: Allow the class to continue drawing in their Thanksgiving journals.

Science: Complete the chapter 7 review and the weather journal

__Friday: __

Writing: Page 103. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Review day

Social Studies: Thankful wheel

Science: Balloon experiment. Is there a solid, liquid, or gas in the balloon? Allow students to discuss the differences.

Class party

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### Week of November 9

**Tests:**

Tuesday: Writing test 10

Wednesday: Speed drill 10

Thursday: Unit 6 Social Studies test (found under uploads)

**Classwork: **

** **__Monday: __

Writing: pages 93-94. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 99-100. Trace the shapes in the picture and color them. Using clocks, allow students to read the time and practice putting the correct time on the clock. Allow students to draw lines from the clock to the digital time that matches.

Social Studies: Go over the terms goods, services, trade, market, factory, money, and picture graph. Discuss them and give examples. Review for test.

Science: pages 97-98. Introduce the term season. Discuss the different seasons with the class (winter, spring, summer, and fall). Discuss which season is the warmest and which is the coldest.

__Tuesday:__

Writing: Writing test 10

Math: pages 101-102. Allow students to circle the dimes and say how much the dime is worth, count by twos, draw dots to show the combinations in the addition problems, write the missing times by counting by one hour.

Social Studies: Go over the terms job, business, volunteer, save, scarce, wants, and bar graph. Discuss them and give examples. Review for test.

Science: pages 99-100. Discuss what kinds of fruit and foods grow in the different seasons. Examples: when oranges grow, when flowers grow, and when you pick the oranges.

__Wednesday:__

Writing: pages 95-96. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 103-104. Write the missing numbers in the addition problems, count by twos, measure the vegetables and color them, write the before and after numbers by tens, allow students to choose which animal they think would be 10 inches and 3 inches in real life, count by tens to find the missing numbers, count how many cents, story problems. Speed drill 10.

Social Studies: Review for test.

Science: pages 101- 102. Discuss the cycle of seasons and how it works. Talk about the different things that animals do in the different seasons to stay cool or warm.

__Thursday: __

Writing: pages 97-98. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 105-106. Count how many cents, find the clocks that say the correct time, write the number that comes between, introduce the terms odd and even.

Social Studies: unit 6 test

Science: pages 103-104. Introduce the terms matter, solid, liquid, and gas. Complete the balloon science experiment.

__Friday: __

Writing: pages 99-100. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: pages 107-108. Count by twos and color the picture, write the sums and differences, circle the digit that is in the hundreds’ place, measure the line to find out how many inches, circle the pennies.

Social Studies: Introduce the terms

Science: pages 105-106. Complete sandy water and salty water science experiment.

Read More### Week of November 2

**Announcements:**

No school Tuesday, November 2 due to election day

**Tests:**

Wednesday: Social Studies test (study guide found under uploads). Handwriting test 9.

Thursday: Math test 9 (read the clock and tell what time it is (8:00, 1:00, 12:00, etc.), story problems, how many days are in a week, how many inches are in a foot, write the sums and differences, mark the shape that is a triangle, mark the shape that is a rectangle, count by twos, count how many cents using nickels, dimes, and pennies) and speed drill 9

Friday: Science chapter 6 test on machines (study guide found under uploads)

**Classwork: **

__Monday:__

Writing: pages 87-88. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 89-90. Introduce students to the term pulley and explain to them why it is a simple machine. Allow students to discuss the different things that a pulley can do. Allow students to connect the correct word to the picture (wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, and lever). Review for science test on machines.

Math: Workbook pages 93-94. Write the sums and differences and color the apples and the basket, write the before and after numbers by ones, match the coins with what they will buy, solve the story problems.

Social Studies: Review for test

__Tuesday:__

**No school**

__Wednesday:__

Writing: pages 89-90. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 91-92. Discuss how robots are machines that are designed to help people. Allow students to list the different things that robots can help people do. Ask students what are some things that they think robots will be able to do in the future. Allow students to draw a robot of their own. Review for science test on machines.

Math: Workbook pages 95-96. Write the sums and differences and color the picture, count how many cents, count how many inches, color the path by fives.

Social Studies: Social Studies test

__Thursday:__

Writing: pages 91-92. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Science test on machines will be Monday, November 2. Workbook pages 93-94. Allow students to circle the word that tells which machine is working to get the job done. Allow students to put an X on the pictures that are not pictures of machines. Review for science test on machines.

Math: Math test 9 (read the clock and tell what time it is, story problems, how many days are in a week, how many inches are in a foot, write the sums and differences, mark the shape that is a triangle, mark the shape that is a rectangle, count by twos, count how many cents using nickels, dimes, and pennies) and speed drill 9

Social Studies: Workbook pages 49-50

__Friday: __

Writing: pages 93-94. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Math: Workbook pages 97-98. Count by twos from 2 to 30, complete the two addition facts and two subtraction facts, circle the name of this month, write the name of this month on the calendar, complete this month’s calendar, color the dates for Saturday yellow, write the date for the first Tuesday of this month, write the date for the second Friday of this month, write today’s date, and how many days there are in this month.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 51-52

Science: Science chapter 6 test on machines (study guide found under uploads)

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### Week of October 26

**Tests**

Monday: Handwriting test 7

Tuesday: Math test 8 (count how many cents, write the before and after numbers by ones, write the sums and differences, story problems, count by tens) and speed drill 8

Thursday: Social Studies test unit 5 (study guide under uploads)

**Classwork**

** **__Monday__:

Writing: Pages 83-84. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 85-86. Discuss simple machines like ramps and inclined planes. Ask students to share where they have seen an inclined plane or ramp before. Discuss how these things can be found on the back of cars or trucks as well. Ask students if they think a rainbow is an inclined plane. Explain why it is.

Math: Workbook pages 91-92. Write the differences use the ducklings to help, write how many cents using dimes nickels and pennies, write the missing even numbers, measure the ears of corn, tell what time it is using the clock.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 47-48. Complete the study guide for unit 5 with the terms culture, immigrants, customs, history, folktales.

__Tuesday__:

Writing: Pages 85-86. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 87-88. Introduce the term lever to the class. Ask the students if they think a lever is a simple machine. Explain why it is and allow them to discuss the different things that they can do with a lever. Allow students to match the picture with the correct words to show what is being lifted in each picture. Allow students to find the lever in each picture given to them.

Math: Math test and speed drill

Social Studies: Review for test

__Wednesday__:

Writing: pages 87-88. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 89-90. Introduce students to the term pulley and explain to them why it is a simple machine. Allow students to discuss the different things that a pulley can do. Allow students to connect the correct word to the picture (wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, and lever). Review for science test on machines.

Math: Workbook pages 87-88. Write the sums and differences and color the apples and the basket, write the before and after numbers by ones, match the coins with what they will buy, solve the story problems.

Social Studies: Review for test

__Thursday__:

Writing: pages 89-90. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Workbook pages 91-92. Discuss how robots are machines that are designed to help people. Allow students to list the different things that robots can help people do. Ask students what are some things that they think robots will be able to do in the future. Allow students to draw a robot of their own. Review for science test on machines.

Math: Workbook pages 90, 93-94. Write the sums and differences and color the picture, count how many cents, count how many inches, color the path by fives.

Social Studies: Social Studies test unit 5 (study guide under uploads)

__Friday__:

Writing: pages 91-92. Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Science test on machines will be Monday, November 2. Workbook pages 93-94. Allow students to circle the word that tells which machine is working to get the job done. Allow students to put an X on the pictures that are not pictures of machines. Review for science test on machines.

Math: Workbook pages 95-96. Count by twos from 2 to 30, complete the two addition facts and two subtraction facts, circle the name of this month, write the name of this month on the calendar, complete this month’s calendar, color the dates for Saturday yellow, write the date for the first Tuesday of this month, write the date for the second Friday of this month, write today’s date, and how many days there are in this month.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 49-50

Read More### Week of October 19

**Announcements **

Friday is Spirit T-shirt Day

**Tests**

Thursday: Math test 7 (write the before and after numbers by tens, write the sums and differences, solve the word problem, count how many cents using nickels and pennies, count by ones, and write the addition facts) and speed drill

Friday: Science Chapter 5 test on movement (study guide can be found under uploads on the left side of this page)

**Classwork**

__Monday:__

Math: Workbook pages 83-84. Write the differences, count how many cents by using nickels and pennies, write the before and after number by tens, write the sums and differences, count by ones, complete the word problem.

Social Studies: Review game. Workbook pages 37-38

Science: Review for test on movement

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Tuesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 85-86. Write the addition facts, match the nickels with what they will buy, complete the addition and subtraction problems and colored the leaves according to the answer, count by fives.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 39-40. Review the term sequence. Allow students to write what would come next in the story. Review the term settlers. Allow students to label the pictures and discuss what the settlers did in each picture.

Science: Review for test on movement

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Wednesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 87-88. Count by ones and color the picture, count by tens, write the sums and differences, use the ruler to find out how many inches it equals, count the cents by using dimes and pennies.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 41-42. Introduce students to the term flow chart. Allow students to label the flow chart in the correct order to show how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Discuss the terms big idea and facts.

Science: Workbook pages 81-82. Introduction to the unit about machines. Go over the different things that machines help people do. Allow students to name some that they know of. Introduce the terms force, work, and energy. Give examples of each term and allow students to discuss what they already know about the words.

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Thursday:__

Math: Math test 7 and speed drill

Social Studies: Workbook pages 43-44. Introduce the word folktale. Allow the class to name some of their favorite folktales. Read a folktale for the class as an example. Discuss how people from different cultures eat differently than we do.

Science: Workbook pages 83-84. Discuss the term simple machine with the class. Allow the class to match the word with the picture to show which machine is being used and how the machine helps.

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Friday:__

Math: Workbook pages 89-90. Write the differences and then color the pictures, circle the largest carrot by figuring out which one is the longest in inches, use the chart to figure out how many bones each dog ate.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 45-46. Review the terms North, East, South, and West. Allow students to complete the questions using the map about the different directions. Discuss the different roles that people have in the world. Allow students to give examples and to explain what the person has to do with that role.

Science: Chapter 5 Test on movement (study guide can be found under uploads)

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

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### Week of October 12

**Announcements:**

I will be gone all of this week for my honeymoon. If you need anything, please contact the office or speak to Mrs. Hederman (my substitute) after school.

Activity day for first grade will be Friday, October 16.

**Tests: **

Monday: Science test (insects)

Tuesday: Math test 6 (write the before and after numbers by ones, count how many cents, circle the number that is greatest and underline the number that is least, write sums and differences, word problems, and count by tens) and speed drill

Wednesday: Social Studies Test

** **Friday: Handwriting test 8

** ****Monday: **

** **Math: Workbook pages 73-74. Match the coins with what they will buy, circle the number that is the greatest, underline the number that is the least, add and subtract, circle the nickels, circle the right amount of nickels, count how many cents, go over word problems.

Writing: Workbook pages 63-64. Review formation of letters and sentences.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 29-30. Discuss the terms main idea and details. Use the pledge of allegiance as an example. Discuss the term order. For example, what comes first, second, and last. Use Grandson, grandmother, and mom as examples. (send out study guide for social studies test and review for test)

Science: Science test (insects)

**Tuesday: **

** **Math: Math test 6 (write the before and after numbers by ones, count how many cents, circle the number that is greatest and underline the number that is least, write sums and differences, word problems, and count by tens) and speed drill. Math games (around the world, dice toss, flashcards)

Writing: Workbook pages 65-66. Review formation of letters and sentences.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 31-32. Discuss the term visuals. Talk about how we can use visuals to represent different things. Talk about what people in the past used to communicate, how they listened to music, and how life has changed since then. Allow students to give examples of things we use in today’s world vs in the past.

Science: Workbook pages 75-76. Discuss magnets. Allow students to write N and S on each end of the magnet. Circle the objects that can be pulled by a magnet. Use some things around the room as examples and show the class whether or not the magnet will pick them up. Discuss north, east, south, and west with the class. Ask the class to point each direction when you say the terms to see if they know the different directions. Talk about the different things that magnets are used for in every day life.

** ****Wednesday:**

** **Math: Workbook pages 75-76. Write the sums and differences, write the before and after numbers by ones, count by tens and connect the dots.

Writing: Workbook pages 67-68. Review formation of letters and sentences.

Science: Workbook pages 77-78. Review the term movement with the class. Allow the students to act out different types of movements.

Social Studies: Test

**Thursday:**

** **Math: Workbook pages 77-78. Mark the dot under the right answer, count by fives, write the before and after numbers by tens, figure out how many dimes it takes to buy each fruit.

Writing: Workbook pages 69-70. Review formation of letters and sentences.

Science: Review about movement. Complete worksheet BLM 5.6A with the class. Go over the movement facts on the page and then allow the students to cut out the animals and put them in order from slowest to fastest.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 33-34. Teach students about charts and graphs. Help them fill out a chart about two different rooms. Allow the students to draw which items go in the correct room. Review the terms past and present. Allow students to draw a picture of how a town looked in the past vs how it would look today.

** ****Friday:**

** **Math: Workbook pages 79-80. Write the addition facts, write the missing numbers in the addition problems, count by fives, write the before and after numbers by tens, count how many cents, count from 131 to 150.

Writing: Test 8. Workbook pages 71-72. Review formation of letters and sentences.

Science: Complete vocabulary cross word puzzle for the words goes, gravity, air, center, and heavy.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 35-36. Introduce the word timeline to the class. Show the class of an example time line consisting of days of the week. Help them answer questions about the time line including how many days it shows.

Read More### Week of October 5

**Announcements **

There will be no school on Friday, October 9

**Tests**

** **Tuesday: Math test 5 and speed drill

Wednesday: Social Studies Test 3 (students will take a practice quiz on the information Monday and it will be sent home with them for them to review)

Thursday: Handwriting test 7

**Classwork**

** ****Monday: **

Math: Workbook pages 67-68. Write the missing numbers, mark the number that comes before by counting by ones, count by tens to 100, color the spaces to show how many zoo animals, count by fives, count how many cents, go over word problems.

Writing: Workbook pages 55-56. Review formation of letters and sentences

Social Studies: Workbook pages 25-26. Discuss the Liberty Bell. Introduce the terms bell, crack, and clapper. Discuss what the different parts of the bell do. Go over the term National Holiday. Allow students to take turns giving examples of National Holidays. Allow them to write the correct holiday under the picture. Take practice quiz.

Science: 67-68. Introduce the word movement. Use the word bank to name the movement that is in each picture. Allow students to do a movement activity where they can act out the different movements. Make a list of the different movements observed in the picture. Allow students to circle the word that names the movement in each picture.

**Tuesday:**

** **Math: Math test 5 and speed drill

Writing: Workbook pages 57-58. Review formation of letters and sentences

Social Studies: Review for test

Science: Workbook pages 69-70. Discuss how rockets, cars, swings, and trains all move in different directions. Introduce the term force and talk about how it can be a push or a pull. Discuss what makes a swing move and what makes apples fall.

** ****Wednesday:**

** **Math: Workbook pages 69-70. Complete the counting chart by counting by fives, write the addition facts that go with the pictures, count how many cents, go over word problems.

Writing: Workbook pages 59-60. Review formation of letters and sentences

Social Studies: Test 3

Science: Workbook pages 73-74. Complete a science experiment. Introduce the class to the words syrup, molasses, and oil. Discuss asking a question, making a hypothesis, planning and doing a test, recording and analyzing your results, making a conclusion, and sharing your results. Allow the students to observe the three different substances. Do an experiment to see which substance will move the fastest to fill the cylinder.

** ****Thursday:**

** **Math: Workbook pages 71-72. Write the sums and differences, draw squares to show the combinations and write the sums, count by ones, match the nickels with the cents.

Writing: Test 7. Workbook pages 61-62. Review formation of letters and sentences

Social Studies: Workbook pages 27-28. Discuss the term calendar. Hold up the May calendar and allow students to say which month the calendar shows. Ask them what day of the week May Day is on. Discuss which day would come next and which day came before.

Science: Review day.

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### Week of September 28

**Announcements **

No School Friday, October 2 (fair day)

**Tests**

Tuesday: Social Studies Test 2

Wednesday: Math test 4 (count how many cents, write the sums and differences, write the number that comes between, word problem using addition, write the missing numbers on the calendar, know how many days are in a week) and speed drill

Thursday: Handwriting test 7. Science test on birds (study guide sent home Monday)

**Classwork:**

** ****Monday: **

Math: pgs. 61-62. Continue the pattern, count how many cents using dimes and pennies, write the sums and differences, circle the greatest number, underline the least number, count by tens, add or subtract, write the before and after numbers by ones.

Handwriting: pgs. 47-48. Review formation of letters and sentences

Science: 61-62. Discuss insects and the different parts that they have. Discuss the word fossil. Talk about what they look like and what it is. Show students different pictures of fossils and allow them to guess which animal the fossil came from. Watch a video about fossils. Allow students to use the word box in order to describe the different pictures of the insects.

Social Studies: 21-22. Review the term weather. Talk about the different types of clothing you wear depending on the weather outside. Allow students to say what clothing they would wear if it was snowy and sunny. Talk about the difference between the two.

**Tuesday: **

Math: 63-64. Match the coins with the amounts, count by ones, find the after number by counting by ones, circle the greatest number and underline the least number, go over word problems, write the differences.

Handwriting: pgs. 49-50. Review formation of letters and sentences

Science: 63-64. Go over the chapter review about insects. Discuss how many body parts an insect has and name them, how many legs they have, are the mouths of insects alike, metamorphosis, and the life cycle of a butterfly. Allow student to talk about their favorite insect and tell why it is their favorite. Also discuss God’s purposeful design.

Social Studies: Test 2

**Wednesday: **

Math: Math test 4 (count how many cents, write the sums and differences, write the number that comes between, word problem using addition, write the missing numbers on the calendar, know how many days are in a week) and speed drill

Handwriting: pgs. 51-52. Review formation of letters and sentences

Science: Continue discussing insects. Allow the students to create an art farm. Each student will glue a piece of the ant farm onto a huge paper so that they can see how an ant farm works. We will then talk about how big our ant farm is, what it looks like, how many ants they think are in our ant farm, and act how the ant farm moves around.

Social Studies: 23-24

**Thursday:**

Math: 65-66. Write the sums and differences, circle the dimes, circle the right amount of cents, identify the numbers that are greater than 50 and less than 50, match the number with the number word.

Handwriting: Test 7.

Science: Continue discussing insects. Allow students to make a butterfly using a paper plate. Talk about the way butterflies look and introduce the word pattern. Review the life cycle of the butterfly. Discuss the terms antennas and wings. Science test on birds

Social Studies: 25-26

**Friday:**

No school (fair day)

Read More### Week of August 21

**Tests**

Monday: Math speed drill test 3

Tuesday: Handwriting test 6

Friday: Science test 3 on fish (study guide in red folder sent home Monday)

**Classwork**

__Monday: __

Math: Workbook pages 51-52. Go over worksheet with the class (circle the digit in the ten’s place, circle the number that is greatest, count by tens, write sums and differences, underline the number that is the least, cross out to find differences). Speed drill test 3

Social Studies: Workbook pages 15-16. Discuss different kinds of shelters. Allow students to name some shelters that they have seen or know of. Go over following directions. Discuss with the students what would happen if we did not follow directions. Go over the questions on page 16 and allow students to complete the worksheet in order to see how well they follow directions.

Science: Workbook pages 53-54. Introduce students to the word “insect”. Go over the three main body parts of an insect (head, thorax, and abdomen) and that insects have six legs. Allow students to label the parts of a damselfly. Allow students to use their word bank to answer the questions on page 54.

Writing: Complete worksheets pages 43-44. Review formation of letters and sentences

__Tuesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 53-54 (write the missing dates on the calendar, number the days of the week, write numbers by reading the tens and ones place charts, find out how many cents by counting dimes, write the missing numbers by ones, solve story problems, write the number that comes between, circle 40 cents, write the sums and differences).

Social Studies: Workbook pages 17-18. Go over the terms “resources” with the students. Allow the students to give an example of different resources around them. Complete page 17. Continue discussing resources by completing the web chart on page 18.

Science: Workbook page 55. Teach the students more about insects by talking about the amount of legs they have and body parts. Allow students to do a craft where they cut out an insect and glue the body parts together. Allow the students to label and color the insect.

Writing: Test 6

__Wednesday: __

Math: Workbook pages 55-56 (write the number that comes between, write the differences, count and write how many, match the dimes with what they will buy, mark the greatest number)

Social Studies: Workbook pages 19-20. Talk about weather. Allow the students to name different kinds of weather that we experience. Allow them to describe each type of weather as well. Discuss how we dress each day based on the weather outside. Complete study guide on page 20 with the class. Review the terms states, weather, globe, border, and map.

Science: workbook pages 56-58. Give each student three marshmallows and nine cotton swabs. Allow the students to line the three marshmallows up and to connect them with a cotton swab. Allow the students to add two antennas and six legs to the marshmallows in order to create an insect. Discuss whether all insects are alike.

Writing: Complete worksheets pages 45-46. Review formation of letters and sentences

__Thursday:__

Math: Workbook pages 57-58 (write the sums and differences, write the number after by ones, write numbers by reading the tens and ones place charts, count how many cents, solve the story problem, circle the number that is the greatest, underline the number that is the least)

Social Studies: Review terms states, weather, globe, border, and map for test. Study guide will be sent home today for test on Tuesday.

Science: Workbook pages 59-60. Discuss the life cycle of a butterfly and go over picture examples. Allow students to label the pictures in order. Go over the term “metamorphosis”.

Writing: Complete worksheets pages 47-48. Review formation of letters and sentences

__Friday:__

Math: Workbook pages 59-60

Social Studies: Review for test. Play a game with the terms states, weather, globe, border, and map

Science: Test 3 on fish (study guide in red folder sent home Monday)

Writing: Complete worksheets pages 49-50. Review formation of letters and sentences

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### Week of September 14

**Announcements **

No school Monday or Tuesday due to the storm.

Wednesday, September 16 will be grandparent’s day.

Thursday, September 17 will be field day for 1^{st} graders. They can wear a spirit shirt, school gym shorts, and tennis shoes.

**Tests**

Wednesday: Science test 1 on mammals, living, and non-living things. (see study guide in red folder)

Thursday: Writing test 5.

Friday: Math test 3. Students will need to be able to write the sums to the problems that are given to them, circle the number that is greater, count how many pennies there are and write how many cents they are equal to, count by tens, write the number after by counting by ones, underline the number that is less, write the differences to the subtraction problems.

**Classwork**

__Wednesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 47-48. Go over worksheet with the class. Go over counting with dimes, writing the missing number in an addition problem, write a number using the ones and tens chart, go over writing the days of the week, write the number that comes between, and go over the words “same”, “smaller”, and “bigger”.

Science: Science test 1 on mammals, living, and non-living things. (see study guide in red folder)

__Thursday:__

Math: Workbook pages 49-50. Go over counting from 51 to 100, recognizing numbers with 0’s in the ones place, writing the number that comes next, write missing numbers in addition problems.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 15-16. Discuss different kinds of shelters. Allow students to name some shelters that they have seen or know of. Go over following directions. Discuss with the students what would happen if we did not follow directions. Go over the questions on page 16 and allow students to complete the worksheet in order to see how well they follow directions.

Science: Workbook pages 49-50. Review the stages of a bird (egg, baby bird, adult bird). Complete page 49 with students by allowing them to tell you the order in which a bird grows. Allow students to match the number with the picture. Complete page 50. Allow each student to describe a bird that they have seen that they liked the most.

Writing: Complete worksheets in writing. Review formation of letters and sentences

__Friday:__

Math: Math test 3. Students will need to be able to write the sums to the problems that are given to them, circle the number that is greater, count how many pennies there are and write how many cents they are equal to, count by tens, write the number after by counting by ones, underline the number that is less, write the differences to the subtraction problems.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 17-18. Go over the terms “resources” with the students. Allow the students to give an example of different resources around them. Complete page 17. Continue discussing resources by completing the web chart on page 18.

Science: Workbook pages 53-54. Introduce students to the word “insect”. Go over the three main body parts of an insect (head, thorax, and abdomen) and that insects have six legs. Allow students to label the parts of a damselfly. Allow students to use their word bank to answer the questions on page 54.

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

Read More### Week of September 8

**Announcements **

There will be no school Monday, September 7, 2020 because of Labor Day.

September 9, 2020 will be Patriot Day. Students are allowed to wear a red, white, or blue shirt with jeans and their school shoes.

**Tests**

Tuesday: Writing test 3.

Wednesday: Math test 2. Students will need to be able to write sums based on the addition flashcards shown to them. Count pennies and determine the amount of cents. Write the next number by counting by ones. Do basic addition problems. Mark the number that is greater. Write out an addition problem based on the dominos given. Mark the number that is less.

Thursday: Math speed drill test 2 (Basic addition problems). Social Studies vocabulary test

Friday: Science test 1 (mammals, living, and non-living things)

**Classwork**

__Monday:__

No school (Labor Day)

__Tuesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 39-40. Go over worksheet with the class. Play around the world and allow the students to race to see who can write the answer to the addition problem on the board first.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 8-9. Discuss community workers and how they help us. Allow students to name some community workers. Complete community worker matching activity on workbook page 8.

Science: Workbook pages 37-38. Read aloud Genesis 1:7-8a and Genesis 1:20. Watch video about birds. Read definition of a bird (lays eggs, has feathers, and has wings). Turn to pages 35-36 in student workbook – discuss places where birds are found. “God planned to feed birds through nature. Just as He provides for His birds, He also cares for His children.”

Writing: Complete worksheets in writing. Review formation of letters and sentences

__Wednesday:__

Math: Math test 2. Students will need to be able to write sums based on the addition flashcards shown to them. Count pennies and determine the amount of cents. Write the next number by counting by ones. Do basic addition problems. Mark the number that is greater. Write out an addition problem based on the dominos given. Mark the number that is less.

Social Studies: Workbook pages 10-11. Go over the terms “rules” and “policies” with the students. Allow the students to give an example of a rule or policy and state why we should follow them. Also discuss what would happen if we did not have any rules or policies.

Science: Workbook pages 39-40. Students will feel feathers in 2 paper bags (one is a flight feather, and one is a down feather) and describe. Discuss kinds of feathers and purposes; discuss bird skeleton (what does it help the bird do?) Display 2 straws: one filled with sugar and one empty. Ask a volunteer to hold up both straws and describe the difference. Explain: birds’ hollow bones help them to be light enough to fly.

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Thursday:__

Math: Workbook pages 41-42. Go over worksheet with the class. Speed drill test

Social Studies: Workbook pages 12-13. Review for the social studies test.

Science: Review for test on mammals, living, and non-living things

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

__Friday:__

Math: Workbook pages 43-44. Go over worksheet with the class. Play around the world and allow the students to race to see who can write the answer to the subtraction problem on the board first.

Social Studies: Vocabulary test 1

Science: Science test 1

Writing: Complete worksheets in Writing: review formation of letters and sentences

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### Week of August 31

**Announcements **

Friday, September 4, 2020 is college colors day. Students can wear a college color shirt, jeans, and any tennis shoes.

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**Tests**

** **Monday: Math test 1

Tuesday: Math speed drill pretest

Wednesday: Writing test 2

**Classwork**

__Monday:__

Math: Math test 1. Workbook pages 29-30

Social Studies: Create a hand drawing of the American Flag

Science: Workbook pages 29-30. Salt water experiment

Writing: Worksheet the letters “b” and “n”

__Tuesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 31-32

Social Studies: Workbook pages I3 – I4. Learn about the globe

Science: Workbook pages 31-32. Review the parts of a fish

Writing: Worksheet the letters “a” and “h”

__Wednesday:__

Math: Workbook pages 33-34

Social Studies: Workbook pages 5-6

Science: Workbook pages 33-34

Writing: Worksheet the letter “r” and practice writing names. Writing test

__Thursday:__

Math: Workbook pages 35-36

Social Studies: Workbook pages 7-8

Science: Workbook pages 35-36

Writing: Practice writing sentences.

__Friday:__

Math: Workbook pages 37-38

Social Studies: Workbook pages 9-10

Science: Workbook pages 37-38

Writing: Continue practicing sentences

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### Week of August 24

**Announcements **

School will be closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday due to hurricane.

College colors day has been moved to September 4, 2020.

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**Tests**

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__Thursday:__ Handwriting test 1

__Friday:__ Math test 1

**Classwork**

__Monday__:

No school

__Tuesday:__

No school

__Wednesday:__

No school

__Thursday:__

Math: Workbook pages 19-20

Social Studies: Continue going over cause and effect.

Science: Workbook pages 17-20

Writing: Writing test

__Friday:__

Math: Workbook pages 21-22

Social Studies: Review

Science: Worksheet pages 27-28. Saltwater experiment.

Writing: Worksheet the letter “s” and “c”

Read More### Week of August 17-21

# Classwork

__Monday__:

**Math**: Workbook pages 9-10

**Social Studies**: Workbook pages 1-2

**Science**: Workbook pages 11-12

**Writing**: Worksheet the letter “u” and the numbers “5” and “6”

__Tuesday:__

**Math**: Workbook pages 11-12

**Social Studies**: Discuss “problems” and “solutions” and complete problem and solution activity. Discuss “If not you then who?”

**Science**: Workbook pages 13-14

**Writing**: Worksheet the letter “a” and the numbers “7” and “8”

__Wednesday:__

**Math**: Workbook pages 13-14

**Social Studies**: Workbook pages 3-4

**Science**: Workbook pages 15-16

**Writing**: Worksheet the letter “o” and the numbers “9” and “10”

__Thursday:__

**Math**: Workbook pages 15-16

**Social Studies**: Workbook pages 5-6

**Science**: Workbook pages 17-18

**Writing**: Worksheet the letter “t” and “l”

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__Friday:__

**Math**: Workbook pages 17-18

**Social Studies**: Discuss the friendship poem and go over vocabulary.

**Science**: Workbook pages 19-20

**Writing**: Worksheet the letter “s” and “c”

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