First graders build skills by working individually and in small guided groups, as well as listening to stories and singing songs with the whole class.
How you can help at home: These games and activities will help your first grader master important academic skills while having fun.
How do you know if your child has a learning disability? Learn to read the signs.
Keep tabs on your first-grader's development with this handy checklist.
GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.
Keep tabs on what kids should be learning in reading, from kindergarten through fifth grade.
GreatSchools members share their favorite children's books, from classics to trendy tales.
Reading is the key to building knowledge – and building your first grader’s knowledge is the key to raising a strong reader.
My son finished first grade. For the better part of the year he has been assessed as a slow reader and the school wanted to have him repeat first grade. He does fine with all other subjects and the social aspects, but reading gives him...
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