What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning (Core Knowledge)
What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning - Core Knowledge Author:E. D. Hirsch Jr. (Editor), John Holdren (Editor) With its comprehensive curriculum providing a sound basis in the fundamentals of math, art, history, language arts, science, and technology, the phenomenally successful Core Knowledge series has become an esteemed tool for parents and teachers striving to better educate today's children. And since it is agreed that the first years of schooli... more »ng are crucial to a child's lifetime educational achievements, it is no wonder that parents and teachers alike have been asking for a volume for kindergartners.
This primer for those just beginning their school careers was devised with the contributions of over 2,000 parents, educators and students, distilled into a user-friendly volume specifically designed for parents to use with their children. Eighty pages of four-color illustrations enliven the new, bold design of this latest title in a series adopted by hundreds of schools nationwide and appreciated by thousands of adults looking to instill in children a lifetime love of learning.« less
This book offers a basic list of lesson plans covering what the average Kindergartner should know. It includes Language and Literature,(including the stories and poems needed to read to your child, History and Geography, Visual Arts, Music, Mathematics, and Science. It could be used as a basic curriculum for a 4 or 5 yr old, fleshed out with books from the library.
For the kindergartener, this book is a comprehensive compilation of familiar and favorite poems, fairy tales, fables, and beloved stories, familiar sayings and phrases, history and geography, visual arts, music, mathematics, and science. All are age appropriate and level appropriate suggestions that can be used by public school teachers and homeschoolers alike.
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My family depends on the Core Knowledge series to assure that our children are learning all that they should. Whether children are schooled or homeschooled, these books can give a family security that all the bases are covered in their children's education