Cracking the 1st Grade Reading & Math: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Excel in Scoool
What exactly should kids learn and review at home to be successful in the elementary school classroom? If you’re the parent of a first grader, you know that keeping up with the curriculum and helping your child with schoolwork can be a challenge. Cracking the First Grade shows you how to prepare your child for the competitive world of today's schools. It includes tutoring tips and teaching instructions for parents as well as drills, exercises, and activities that parents and kids can do together.
Cracking the First Grade contains two units — one for math and one for reading. Each unit includes lessons that cover many grade-appropriate skills for that subject. Each lesson offers a skill review for parents and children, and a wide variety of practice activities for kids.
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o INTRODUCTION o READING 11 Developing Awareness of Sounds
Letters and Sounds
Rhyme and Spelling Patterns
Prefixes and Suffixes
Numbers to 100
Place Value and the BaseTen System
Grouping Tens and Ones
Ways of Represent Ing Numbers
Using Context Clues
Parts of a Group and of a Whole
Comparing and Ordering
Slides Flips and Turns
Patterns with Shapes
Patterns with Numbers
Charts and Graphs
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