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Here's a cheat sheet on what your child's social studies curriculum should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's science skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Explains generalization (the transfer of learning to new situations) and suggests strategies to develop and maintain generalization skills.
Summarizes the importance of reading fluency, providing a bridge between word recognition and reading comprehension. Lists skills fluent readers must possess.
Provides a list of beneficial reasons for integrating literature into the curriculum including providing a language model and developing thinking skills.

Summarizes research, historical changes and the perspectives of instructional approaches to literacy from whole language to the more explicit use of phonics
Getting ready for fourth grade?  A comprehensive look at what parents can expect this year.
Wondering what will happen in your fifth grader's language arts curriculum?  Here's a guide to what your child's academic life will be like.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of second grade science.
Suddenly you're the parent of a fifth grader.  Here's what to expect from the curriculum.
What exactly is taught in first grade?  Here are some key areas to look for.
Fifth grade is about more than just state capitals, decimals and probability; these tech-savvy kids are preparing to enter middle school. Help upper elementary students stay on top of their game with the best apps for 5th graders, including 5th grade math apps and 5th grade reading apps. These engaging, age-appropriate apps encourage learning in a fun, hands-on way.
Getting ready for second grade?  What parents can expect this year.
If your child suddenly developed a me-first, gimme-gimme attitude once first grade hit, it's not a coincidence. Learn why first grade is the year that finishing first becomes first priority to children, and find out how you can deal with it.
Here are some of the neurological differences you may notice between boys and girls in the years surrounding first grade.
Getting reading for third grade?  What parents can expect this year.
Kindergarten has been great...but now that June's here, First Grade is just around the corner.  Are you ready?  Read this for facts and tips.
Examines how the use of technology can enhance childrenâs cognitive and social development. Includes a list of grade-suitable technology standards.
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