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    What your child is learning in first grade?

    Here are a few examples:
    • Understands broad categories of time (past, present, future, yesterday, today, tomorrow) and calendar time. 
    • Demonstrates that the motion of objects  changes by applying a push or pull.
    • Knows many  words by sight and reads grade level appropriate stories, poems, and informational books aloud.
    • Counts to 120 and reads and writes numerals to 120.
    • Solves word problems involving addition and subtraction within 20.
    • Understands the concept of addition.

    How to Help Your Child Do Better

    • Listen to your child read words and books from school.  Continue working with rhyming words.
    • Ask your child to retell  and write about the events and information from a variety of literary and informational books.  
    • If you have a computer in your home, have your child practice typing short responses to questions on the computer.  Practice keyboarding skills.
    • Point out familiar words on labels, boxes, newspapers, magazines, and signs.
    • Practice naming coins and counting pennies, nickels, and dimes.
    • Talk about and show examples of adding items and taking away items.
    • Practice comparing and ordering objects by length.