Practice Reading with Newspaper "Highlights"
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- Select the child(ren) you want to send this assignment to, then click "Done". You will see a confirmation message once it has been successfully assigned.
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Teachers are always trying to make their classrooms into “print-rich” environments. Charts and posters, lists and how-to guides, calendars and graphs, books and magazines, and labels galore help to make the first grade classroom a place where children have ample opportunities to develop their reading and writing skills.
Your home can be a print-rich environment, too, without covering the walls with posters and charts. Think about the sources of print you rely on in your home every day. The newspaper, for example, is a literacy treasure trove. Here's how to use it to help your first grader see how all those sight words in school are real-life tools