What your Kindergartner Needs to Know

What your Kindergartner Needs to Know

Preparing your Child for A Lifetime of Learning

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Random House, Inc.
Help your child exceed the Common Core standards with the revised and updated What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know
 
Designed for use by parents and teachers, this groundbreaking first volume in the Core Knowledge Series provides kindergartners with the fundamentals they need to prepare them for a lifetime of learning. It sets out the elements a parent or educator should look for in a good kindergarten program and introduces activities that help a child take the first steps in learning to read and write. Featuring a new Introduction and filled with age-appropriate questions and suggestions that stimulate thinking and build vocabulary, this revised and updated edition of What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know also includes
 
Favorite poems—read and recite together from Mother Goose, A. A. Milne, Langston Hughes, and more, all beautifully illustrated
Beloved stories and fables—read aloud from “The Three Little Pigs,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “Cinderella,” Winnie-the-Pooh, “The Velveteen Rabbit,” and many more, including multicultural folktales from African, Japanese, and Native American traditions
Familiar sayings and phrases—impart traditional wisdom such as “Where there’s a will, there’s a way” and “Better safe than sorry”
History and geography—a friendly introduction to our world, complete with simple questions and fun activities
Visual arts—painting, drawing, cutting, and pasting go hand in hand with learning about color and helping a child look at and talk about great works of art
Music—many musical experiences for parents and children to participate in, along with dozens of songs to sing and dance to
Math—lively and interesting exposure to concepts and operations that provide a springboard to later mastery
Science—activities that let children observe, experience, and get their hands dirty while exploring the wonders of nature

Baker & Taylor
Updated with new material, this guide outlines the elements a parent or educator should look for in a good kindergarten program and introduces activities that can help children take their first steps in learning to read and write.

Baker
& Taylor

Updated with new material, this must-have guide, established by the Core Knowledge Foundation, outlines the elements a parent or educator should look for in a good kindergarten program and introduces activities that can help children take their first steps in learning to read and write. Original.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2013
Edition: Bantam books revised trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780345543738
0345543734
Branch Call Number: 372.218 WHAT
Characteristics: xxxv, 403 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Notes: "Revised and updated; support Common Core achievement with readings and activities in literature, mathematics, history, science, and the arts"--Cover

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