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What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series)

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Help your child exceed the Common Core standards with 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. 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 you’ll discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat,” “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” and “Thirty Days Hath September”

Beloved stories—from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop’s fables, “Hansel and Gretel,” “All Stories Are Anansi’s,” “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and much more

Familiar sayings and phrases—such as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and “Practice makes perfect”

World and American history and geography—take 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

Visual arts—fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Georgia O’Keeffe, and others

Music—engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children’s songs

Math—a 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

Science—interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter,  electricity, our solar system, and what’s inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson

Synopsis:

Give your child a smart start with

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. Filled with a wealth of 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. Discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat,” “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” and “Thirty Days Hath September”

Beloved stories—from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop’s fables, “Hansel and Gretel,” “All Stories Are Anansi’s,” “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and much more

Familiar sayings and phrases—such as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and “Practice makes perfect”

World and American history and geography—take 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

Visual arts—fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Georgia O’Keefe, and others

Music—engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children’s songs

Math—a 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

Science—interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter,  electricity, our solar system, and what’s inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson

Synopsis:

This new, revised edition of this popular volume on the bestselling Core Knowledge series reflects the feedback and suggestions of the scores of parents and schools currently using the series. Color photos and illustrations enliven the material so that parents and teachers can easily engage the child's attention. 368 pp. BDD ONLINE feature. 50,000 print.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-324) and index.

Table of Contents

I. Language and literature. Reading, writing, and your first grader — Literature — Poetry — Aesop's Fables — Stories — Drama — Familiar sayings — II. History and geography. World history and geography — American history and geography — III. Visual arts — IV. Music — V. Mathematics. Patterns and classifications — Numbers and number sense — Computation — Money — Geometry — Measurement — VI. Science. Living things and their habitats — Oceans and undersea life — The human body — Matter : solid, liquid, and gas — Measurement : how long, how much, how hot — Electricity : an introduction to the shocking facts — Astronomy : our solar system — Down to earth — Stories about scientists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385319874
Editor:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Introduction:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Author:
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Author:
Holdren, John
Author:
Core Knowledge Foundation
Author:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Publisher:
Delta
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Education, primary
Subject:
Curriculum planning
Subject:
First grade (Education)
Subject:
Educatacn, pramary
Subject:
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Subject:
First grade
Subject:
Education - Curricula - United States -
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Preschool & Kindergarten
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
education;parent participation;home schooling;parenting;childhood education;educational books;school curriculum
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Core Knowledge Series
Series Volume:
48
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.29x7.39x.84 in. 1.87 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Give your child a smart start with

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. Filled with a wealth of 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. Discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat,” “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” and “Thirty Days Hath September”

Beloved stories—from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop’s fables, “Hansel and Gretel,” “All Stories Are Anansi’s,” “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and much more

Familiar sayings and phrases—such as “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and “Practice makes perfect”

World and American history and geography—take 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

Visual arts—fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Georgia O’Keefe, and others

Music—engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children’s songs

Math—a 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

Science—interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter,  electricity, our solar system, and what’s inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson

"Synopsis" by , This new, revised edition of this popular volume on the bestselling Core Knowledge series reflects the feedback and suggestions of the scores of parents and schools currently using the series. Color photos and illustrations enliven the material so that parents and teachers can easily engage the child's attention. 368 pp. BDD ONLINE feature. 50,000 print.
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