This first grade back to school packet includes more than 60 printables for the beginning of the year in math, reading, and writing. Use for assessment and practice, or plan lessons based on these worksheets. The packet is divided into 6 major sections: Math, ELA, Homework, Problem of the Day, Getting Acquainted, and Reading Responses.
Animadversion [an-uh-mad-vur-zhuhn, -shuhn] When a foe stings you with a hurtful criticism, a perfectly acceptable retort might be that “such animadversion is entirely uncalled for.” We may have learned the rhyme “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” In fact, verbal attacks may be more dangerous than that rhyme leads us to believe; the Latin animadverto was a euphemism for “to punish with death.”
And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, some come from behind. But I've brought a big bat, I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me. --Dr. Seuss