Pages: 248, Digital Resource CD included.
Bright & Brainy: Kindergarten Practice provides practice pages for a broad range of Common Core language arts and mathematics standards. "Practice makes Perfect" they say, and it's usually true. Although educational practices have changed over time, some key methods have stayed the same. Children need plenty of opportunity to practice skills and show what they know. The more they do, the more they can transfer their learning to everyday life - and future success!
This must-have resource encourages kindergarten students to reinforce their knowledge of mathematical and language arts grade-level skills. Focusing on specific Common Core Standards, this resource is designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, helping students prepare themselves for life beyond their educational careers. Students will gain regular practice through the quick activities found in each book. Perfect for additional practice in the classroom or at home.
Includes a Teacher Resource CD with PDFs of the activity pages.
Language arts topics are designed to provide students practice in the most vital skills included in the Common Core Standards. These range from reading foundational skills to fluency, and from writing to speaking and listening. Activities designed to support student learning of how to read informational texts, literature and vocabulary skills round out the carefully chosen exercises. Within each of these broad areas are individual activity pages centering on subtopics, such as letter recognition, alike and different, antonyms, and rhyming. Each covered skill is crucial to achieving language fluency and to setting the stage for future success in language arts.
The chosen mathematics skills likewise represent fundamental and integral topics from the Common Core Standards. Clear, student-friendly exercises center around the essential areas of counting and cardinal numbers, number and operations in base ten, operations and algebraic thinking, measuring, data, and geometry.
Individual lessons engage students in mastering specific skills, including more, less, same, sequencing, alike and different, and flat vs solid.
Bright & Brainy: Kindergarten Practice covers the following:
- Reading: Foundational Skills
- Language Conventions
- Reading: Informational Text
- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- Reading: Literature
- Speaking and Listening
- Number Operations in Base Ten
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Number and Operations - Fractions
- Measurement and Data
This resource was developed with Common Core State Standards as its foundation and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
The Common Core State Standards were developed in collaboration with a wide variety of educators through the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The goal was to create a clear and consistent framework to prepare students for higher education and the workforce. The standards incorporate the most effective models from around the country and around the globe, providing teachers and parents with a shared understanding of what students are expected to learn. Students who meet these standards within their K-12 education should have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their educational careers and beyond.
Bright & Brainy: Kindergarten Practice is a no-brainer for increasing student mastery of grade-level skills and setting the stage for academic success.