What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-grade Education

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E. D. Hirsch
Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2014 - 472 páginas
Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
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. Featuring a new Introduction, 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 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 Louis Pasteur
 

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The readings are a little longer and more facts and information are included in the readings. I noticed that a couple of the nursery rhymes were repeated from the kindergarten book, and even a fairy ... Leer comentario completo

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This series of books in general is very helpful to any homeschooling parent. I was able to take this book and expand it into an entire curriculum using their outline as a base and adding in their ... Leer comentario completo

Contenido

First Grade and Your child
7
Academic Vocabulary
13
Want to Learn More?
21
Poetry and Rhymes
28
The Swing
34
My Shadow
39
Thanksgiving Day
46
The Wolfin Sheeps Clothing
52
Sapa Inca for a Day
210
Mexico Today
216
Introduction
263
Looking Closely at Art
276
Paintings on Walls
285
Music
291
Computation
346
Dicey Addition
352

The Boy at the Dike
59
The Frog Prince
65
In Which Tigger Comes to the Forest and Has Breakfast
77
Issun Boshi OneInch Boy
86
The Crowded Noisy House
97
The KneeHigh Man
105
Pinocchio
114
Drama
147
Familiar Sayings
153
History and Geography
159
Learning About the Ice
165
Picture Writing
171
The Treasures of King
177
Christianity
189
Islam
195
The Maya
203
Money
362
Calendar Time
368
Science
377
Water Habitats
386
Dinosaurs
392
Ocean Life
398
The Muscular System
405
Matter
413
How Long? How Tall? How Much?
419
our solar system
432
ConnecttheDot Stars
439
Earth and Its Rocks
445
Illustration and Photo Credits
453
Text Credits and Sources
459
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E. D. Hirsch, Jr., is an emeritus professor at the University of Virginia and the author of The Knowledge Deficit, The Schools We Need, and the bestselling Cultural Literacy and the Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. He and his wife, Polly, live in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they raised their three children.

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