ERIC Number: ED401522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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At-Home Activities for Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies. Over 100 Activities To Increase Children's Love of Learning.
Spizman, Robyn Freedman; Garber, Marianne Daniels
Linking home and school, this book presents over 100 activities for grades K-3 that utilize things at parents' fingertips which will enhance their children's learning. Each low-maintenance, high-interest activity in the book teaches a specific skill and integrates math, science, social studies, and language arts so that learning is purposeful and fun. Activities in the book involve word searching; learning the alphabet; reading aloud to others; improving critical thinking skills; paying attention to details; increasing sight vocabulary; encouraging visual perception; encouraging creative writing; encouraging awareness of neighborhood and surroundings; understanding the population of home and school; being a good citizen; thinking about the kinds of laws that should be made; making a family tree; making a map; shopping around the world; teaching children about newspapers; and encouraging awareness of the environment. (RS)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Newspapers, Parent Student Relationship, Primary Education, Reading Aloud to Others, Scientific Concepts, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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