First Grade: How to Help

First Grade • Continue to read to your child each night even after he or she has begun to read.

• Encourage him or her to find words that are familiar and read the word when he or she is stuck.

• Place value on new writing skills and ignore misspelled words for now.

• Play simple board games that reinforce counting skills.

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