Core Skills Comprehension Grade 1
Children will improve their reading comprehension skills and develop vocabulary through short, age-appropriate reading selections that spark readers’ interest.
Designed to develop and reinforce reading comprehension skills, these meaningful practice pages encourage students to read actively.
Core Skills: Reading Comprehension has been developed to make reading relevant. Students respond to reading selections featuring situations to which they can relate. Exercises following each selection cover all aspects of reading comprehension and challenge students to apply these skills in context. Students also build test-taking strategies through the multiple-choice format of the reading comprehension activities.
Core Skills Language Arts Grade 1
This series from Steck-Vaughn is designed to improve the language skills needed to communicate effectively. The workbooks each provide more than 100 worksheets with the philosophy that practicing language and writing skills will lead to near perfection in usage. The easy-to-follow format features one skill per page with varied exercises allowing the learner to practice each skill in different contexts. Lessons have specific instructions and examples, designed for your student to complete independently. Grammar lessons range from using nouns and verbs to constructing better sentences. The workbooks also feature strong writing sections, ranging from friendly letters to research reports. Each book in the series is broken up into units, practicing different areas of language. For example, the fourth grade book is divided into parts of speech, sentences, mechanics, vocabulary and usage, writing, and research skills, with activities like identifying parts of sentences, rewriting sentences, short answer, fill-in-the--blank, and essays. Helpful tips and targeted activities strengthen the writing skills necessary to succeed in school and on standardized tests.
Core Skills Math Grade 1
Developing strategies and an organized approach to problem solving helps children build a thinking-based process to solving math problems. This series enables students to develop critical and creative thinking skills to learn math and to apply them in real-world applications.
Core Skills Social Studies Grade 1
Interactive lessons encourage active participation with the text, including practice with maps, charts, and illustrations. Students reflect on the text through higher-level thinking questions. Easy-to-understand passages help students better understand the world around them.