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What your first grader needs to know : fundamentals of a good first-grade education / edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Core knowledge series.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0385319878
  • ISBN: 9780385319874
  • Physical Description: xxii, 342 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1998.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
Reading, Writing, and Your First Grader PARENTS: Before we present a selection of poems and stories for your child, we want to address you directly. This section, Reading, Writing, and Your First Grader, is intended to help you understand how children are--or should be--taught to read and write in a good first-grade classroom, and to suggest a few ways that you can help at home. The first section below, Teaching Children to Read: The Need for a Balanced Approach, summarizes a discussion presented in What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know. If you have already read this, then you may wish to skip ahead to page 5 and begin with the section Goals for Reading and Writing: From Kindergarten to First Grade. Teaching Children to Read: The Need for a Balanced Approach Everyone agrees that children should learn to read. But not everyone agrees how to achieve that goal. Many studies have demonstrated, however, that while fashions come and go in education, pulling schools toward one extreme or another, there is a reasonable middle ground that is best for children.
Subject: First grade (Education) > Curricula > United States.
Curriculum planning > United States.
Education > Curricula > United States.

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Core knowledge series.

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