This fun, colorful 352-page book can be used as a textbook or a comprehensive workbook with your textbook to teach reading, writing, grammar, and punctuation skills and concepts that students are expected to know in first grade. They also develop critical-thinking, vocabulary, and several other skills and concepts normally taught in second grade.
The engaging lessons include easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and charts for visual learners—and there is no lesson preparation! Each lesson is followed by a variety of fun, colorful, mind-building activities that use different genres.
Here is an example of Level B (Grade 1) Content:
| • Capitalization|| • Singular/Plural|
| • Critical Thinking|| • Syllables|
| • Cause and Effect|| • Letters|
| • Compare/Contrast|| • Vowels|
| • Deductive Reasoning|| • Word Families|
| • Facts and inferences|| • Word Patterns|
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