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We've cracked open hundreds of new titles to bring you this list of fail-safe favorites for first grade summer reading.
An expert guide to the mental development of first graders.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of first grade math.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of first grade writing.
What exactly is taught in first grade?  Here are some key areas to look for.
If you thought the end of kindergarten meant the end of all the arguments, tantrums, crying, ups, downs and in-betweens, we've got bad news for you. Children in first grade are bound to endure a storm of emotional whirlwinds. Some of it makes sense and some of it doesn't, but how you react can help your child through this stage of life. Check out this slideshow to find out what your first grader will do and what you should do.
The brain of a first grader can be tough to predict. One minute, your little one has it all figured out, and the next, he's making no sense at all. As a parent, you may not know what to think. Luckily, we've got it broken down for you. Check out this slideshow to learn what first graders are like and what you can do with yours.
First grade science is a welcome opportunity for kids to do lots of hands-on exploration.  What sort of things do they learn? Read on to find out!
Here are 10 read-aloud books that are both enjoyable and hit on some key issues first graders may be dealing with.
Use this list of common first grade sight words to help your child's reading skills improve quickly. Download the list today.
What are 'leveled readers' and how can they help your child?  A brief introduction into the world of these special educational tools.
Here are some of the neurological differences you may notice between boys and girls in the years surrounding first grade.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of first grade reading.
Beginning first graders are sometimes put off by having more homework than they did in kindergarten. Use the following tips to help avoid homework battles.
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.
Expert parenting advice on how to deal with everyday power struggles between parents and first graders.
Listening to some of these stories will give beginning readers an added boost of inspiration.
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