Here is everything you need to know about the exciting year of 1st grade, and the materials that will help your child shine as star student.
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Here, you’ll find all of the resources you need for a successful school year, so you can spend less time researching and more time learning with your little one — and, naturally, planning that cute first-day-of-school snapshot.
First grade is packed with important and exciting transitions as children leave behind much of the play of preschool and kindergarten, and begin to develop more academic skills.
You can help by using the Internet and other technology at home with your child in an appropriate and supervised manner.
As with reading, your child will use writing throughout the day in a variety of subjects.
Practice building longer words by combining shorter words and sounds.
Create Your Own Dictionary: As your child learns to read new words and understand the meaning of those words, keep track of them in your own personal dictionary.
The 1st grade classroom is usually organized more like a traditional elementary school classroom, with tables and desks for students to spend most of their time at.
Your child will also go through a significant transition to more extensive learning.