Kindergarten learning basics

People can think of kindergarten as a time of learning to play nice with others before starting school, when the real work will begin. While there is a definite element of truth in the essay All I Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten and that way of approaching the kindergarten experience, kindergarten is actually a very important year academically…

Summer Reading for Adolescents

Adlit.org has organized books for adolescents according to interest. Reluctant readers are more likely to read if they are choosing books about things that interest them.

Reading Skills At the End of First Grade

Name all alphabet letters.

Produce the correct sound for all consonant letters.

Produce the “long” and “short” vowel sounds for the 5 main vowel letters.

Produce the correct sound for the “h” digraphs (th, sh, wh, ch) and see these as a unit in words like much, sheep, this and what.

Count the number of sylla…