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Use this list of common first grade sight words to help your child's reading skills improve quickly. Download the list today.
We've cracked open hundreds of new titles to bring you this list of fail-safe favorites for first grade summer reading.
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!
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 reading.
Here are 10 read-aloud books that are both enjoyable and hit on some key issues first graders may be dealing with.
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.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of first grade writing.
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.
Poor performance in language arts is not necessarily a life sentence, but it can feel that way to a first grader.  Here's what parents can do to help.
Invented spelling is an important stage in learning to write. Here's a list of dos and don'ts that will help your child with spelling.
Listening to some of these stories will give beginning readers an added boost of inspiration.
Find a list of titles that are appropriate for first grade in which the reader relies on high-frequency words, pictures and repeated elements.
A phonogram is a letter or group of letters that represent a single sound. Beginning readers often read and write words using each phonogram.
A list of easy reading fiction books for a fourth grade student. These books may be written on a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade level but are at interest levels
Summarizes the four broad goals associated with listening, speaking, reading and writing in early childhood education.
This article discusses in depth about grade retention.  It talks about the prevalence and cost of retention as well as academic achievement.
Is your child ready for first grade? Find out the developmental milestones to look for so you can support your child in making the transition to first grade.
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