1st grade writing samples
Wondering what your first grader's writing is supposed to look like? Here are two examples of grade-level writing projects by real first graders.
One key 1st grade writing skill
At this age, it may seem like writing is as simple as putting pen to paper, but as this teacher explains, your child is already learning a multi-step writing process.
Your first grader and Common Core: a cheat sheet
Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your first grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.
Activity: Make a pop-up book
How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a creative book to write a story in.
Writing worksheets for every grade
Sharpen your child's writing skills with these fun writing worksheets for preschoolers through fifth graders.
7 great ways to encourage kids' writing
Spark your child's interest in writing at home with engaging, fun activities.
Your 1st grader's writing under Common Core Standards
First graders learn how to organize and present their thoughts in writing — resulting in full paragraphs with introductions, details, and conclusions by the end of the year.
First and second grade signs of an LD
How do you know if your child has a learning disability? Learn to read the signs.