Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Featuring a new Introduction, filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education. Inside youall discover ac Favorite poemsaold and new, such as aThe Owl and the Pussycat, a aWynken, Blynken, and Nod, a and aThirty Days Hath Septembera ac Beloved storiesafrom many times and lands, including a selection of Aesopas fables, aHansel and Gretel, a aAll Stories Are Anansias, a aThe Tale of Peter Rabbit, a and more ac Familiar sayings and phrasesasuch as aDo unto others as you would have them do unto youa and aPractice makes perfecta ac World and American history and geographyatake a trip down the Nile with King Tut and learn about the early days of our country, including the story of Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the American Revolution ac Visual artsafun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul CAczanne, Georgia OaKeeffe, and others ac Musicaengaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite childrenas songs ac Mathaa variety of activities to help your child learn to count, add and subtract, solve problems, recognize geometrical shapes and patterns, and learn about telling time ac Scienceainteresting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter, electricity, our solar system, and whatas inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Louis Pasteur From the Trade Paperback edition.This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders.
|Title||:||What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)|
|Author||:||E.D. Hirsch, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2014-08-26|