**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