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ERIC Number: ED498542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun
Pages: 240
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4714-6818-9
ISSN: N/A
First Grade Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn. Knowledge Essentials
James, Amy
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
Part of the new Knowledge Essentials series, "First Grade Success" shows parents how to enrich their children's classroom learning and take an active role in their first graders' education by exploring: (1) What their first graders are learning at school and the educational standards to expect in math, language arts, science, and social studies; (2) Their children's learning styles--visual, auditory, or kinesthetic--and how it affects the way they learns and processes information; (3) Hundreds of easy-to-do activities designed to help children meet specific learning requirements; (4) Environmental learning sections that identify learning opportunities in the everyday world; (5) Methods and checklists to assess children's academic progress; (6) Information on how teachers evaluate performance--portfolios, rubrics, test scores, and other tools of the trade; and (7) Recommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning. After an introduction, this book contains the following chapters: (1) Getting the Most for Your First Grader; (2) First Grade Development; (3) First Grade Learning; (4) The Standards; (5) First Grade Reading; (6) First Grade Writing; (7) First Grade Math; (8) First Grade Science; (9) First Grade Social Studies; (10) Teaching Your First Grader Thinking Skills; (11) Assessment; (12) First Grade Society; and (13) Moving On to Second Grade. The following are appended: (1) Literature for First Graders; (2) Software for First Graders; and (3) First Grade Topical Calendar. A glossary, bibliography, and index are also included.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley. 10475 Crosspoint Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Tel: 877-762-2974; Fax: 800-597-3299; e-mail: consumers@wiley.com; Web site: http://www.josseybass.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Grade 1; Grade 2
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A