Hints to help your first grader

Hints to help your first grader:

 

Homework

  • Homework is a reinforcement of skills taught in class.
  • Choose a time and place for your child to do his/her homework

 

Reading

  • Read at least 10 minutes together each night.
  • Talk about and ask questions about the story.
  • Let your child see you reading. Share with them a love for learning

 

Writing

  • Use proper handwriting positions
  • Write in a diary or journal 3 times per week. Click here for journal topics:

    February

    March

    April

    May

    June

     

     

  • Encourage your child to sound out words. Show them the grown-up writing when theyre finished.

 

Math

Practice the following math skills at home

  • Counting to 100 by 1s, 5s, 10s,
  • Identifying numbers 100-200
  • Addition facts  0+ 1-10

                                  1+ 1-10

                                   Doubles 

                                   Numbers that add to 10 

  • Time to the quarter hour
  • Counting coins pennies, nickels, and dimes

 

Visit www.emgames.com for practice games we play in class.

 

General

  • Unpack your childs backpack with them each day.
  • Keep school notices and other important information in a special place.
  • Encourage your child to talk about their day.
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