What Your First Grader Needs to Know : Fundamentals of a Good First Grade Education (Paperback) - Hirsch, E. D. (EDT)/ Holdren, John/ Hirsch, E. D.

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Reflecting the suggestions of scores of parents and schools currently using the popular series to which it belongs, a revised edition of the educational guide features thirty-two pages of color photographs and illustrations to gain childrens attention more easily. Reprint. *Author: Hirsch, E. D. (EDT)/ Holdren, John/ Hirsch, E. D. *Series Title: Core Knowledge Series *Subtitle: Fundamentals of a Good First Grade Education *Publication Date: 1998/03/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 7.50 *Height: 9.50

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780385319874
SKU 30054974
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0385319878
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 7.5L x 1T
Author Info
E.D. Hirsch
E. D. Hirsch received his B.A. from Cornell University in 1950, and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1957 He taught in the English departments at Yale and the University of Virginia. He has written on Shelley, Keats, Wordsworth, and Blake, as well as on German literature, and has published many articles in scholarly journals on theory. The publication of his best-selling "Cultural Literacy" made him famous, and his work in this area has been much discussed and critiqued.
E. D. Hirsch received his B.A. from Cornell University in 1950, and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1957 He taught in the English departments at Yale and the University of Virginia. He has written on Shelley, Keats, Wordsworth, and Blake, as well as on German literature, and has published many articles in scholarly journals on theory. The publication of his best-selling "Cultural Literacy" made him famous, and his work in this area has been much discussed and critiqued.
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Annotation The 'Core Knowledge' Series helps children gain the fundamental, specific knowledge they will need to make progress in school and be effective in society. Subject areas include: language arts, fine arts, history, geography, mathematics, science, and technology.
Editors Note 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. Revised and updated, 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 Aesops Fables, "Hansel and Gretel," "All Stories Are Anansis," "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 OKeefe, and others Music--engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite childrens 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, how we measure things, how electricity works, our solar system, and what's inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson
Editors Note 2 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.
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Number of Pages 0368
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