Advertisement

Articles about:

Your first grader and language arts

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.

Your third grader and language arts

Third grade is a turning point for your budding reader, who will spend less time on skills and more time working to understand the meaning of the text.

Language Arts in a First-Grade Classroom

Take a peek inside a first-grade classroom with a rich language arts program.

Your second grader and language arts

Second graders learn strategies to decode unfamiliar words and figure out their meanings.

Passing a multiple-choice language arts test

Three strategies for preparing for a language arts test.

Countdown to Back to School: Summer Reading

Back to School: Don't let the summer brain drain get to your child. Take time this summer to read at the beach, the park and on the back porch.

Learning to Spell - A Challenge for Elementary Students With LD

Get expert advice on common spelling problems in kids with learning disabilities and tips for conquering them.

E-ssential tips: A parent's guide to assistive technology

An overview of current technologies to help parents select the right tools for their children with learning problems.

Online resources to get your child excited about reading

If you're still looking for a book that will spark your child's interest in reading this summer, check these resources.

Book Nook: Books for Kindergartners With Positive Messages

Darlene Kenny has been the librarian at San Francisco's Clarendon Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, for 20 years. Darlene recommends these books with inviting illustrations and positive messages.

ADVERTISEMENT