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First Grade Reading Skill Builders (Sylvan Workbooks)

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Bonus $10 discount coupon off your child’s Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center with the purchase of every Sylvan Workbook!

First Grade Reading Skill Builders will give your child practice and strengthen the ability to recognize and understand a variety of words and text. Each lively and engaging activity inside the book focuses on a skill needed to become a superstar reader. From phonics to ...

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Overview

Bonus $10 discount coupon off your child’s Skills Assessment at a Sylvan Learning Center with the purchase of every Sylvan Workbook!

First Grade Reading Skill Builders will give your child practice and strengthen the ability to recognize and understand a variety of words and text. Each lively and engaging activity inside the book focuses on a skill needed to become a superstar reader. From phonics to sentences to stories, First Grade Reading Skill Builders will help your child with the foundation needed to succeed throughout elementary school.

Why Sylvan Products Work

Sylvan Learning Workbooks won a 2009 Honors Award from the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) as a top book series for children in the elementary-aged category. The NAPPA is the nation’s most comprehensive awards program for children’s products and parenting resources, and has been critically reviewing products since 1990. The Award recognizes Sylvan Learning Workbooks as some of the most innovative and useful products geared to parents.

Sylvan's proven system inspires kids to learn and has helped children nationwide catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school. Sylvan has been a trusted partner for parents for thirty years, and has based their supplemental education success on programs developed through a focus on the highest educational standards and detailed research.  Sylvan’s line of educational products equips families with fun, effective, and grade-appropriate learning tools.  Our workbooks and learning kits feature activities, stories, and games to reinforce the skills children need to develop and achieve their academic potential.  Students will reap the rewards of improved confidence and a newfound love of learning.

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Editorial Reviews

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"If you are looking for some good, fun, learning books for your child, I definitely recommend the Sylvan Learning series." -thedadjam.com

"Samantha loves these books because to her, they are not school work. They are fun activities. But really she is learning, and doing the same work she does at school."
 -Mommymandy.com
 
"Since I was beginning homeschooling and looking for a good 'workbook' type system for my child to learn from aside from our other homeschool activities, I decided to try it out. My son loves the workbooks." –thedomesticdiva.com

"The activities are FUN and our son doesn't realize that while he's having fun he's also learning and reinforcing what he's learned." -Shescribes.com

"My daughter has picked up some great study habits and she loves that we don't spend hours on one subject. I recommend these workbooks to everyone homeschooler or not, as they can really add to your child's learning experience." -Thedirtyshirt.com

"I love how each activity in a section connects to eachother, which allows the child to really grasp the concepts. The pages are full of interesting stories and fun activities. The workbooks also make it easy for kids to check their own work which will help them gain confidence in their skills." -Melissaclee.com

"As an early childhood teacher, I know that good reading, vocabulary, and spelling skills make an essential foundation for both academic success as well as lifelong learning.  Sylvan Learning Workbooks & Learning Kits are an awesome resource that I'd have no problem recommending to the paretns of any of my students who are struggling.  The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in these books are great for helping a child achieve success with reading, provided that they're worked through with a loving and patient adult." - TheOpinionatedParent.com


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375430237
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/21/2009
  • Series: Language Arts Workbooks Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 145,558
  • Age range: 6 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Letter Sounds

1) Beginning Sounds............2
2) "C" and "G"............12
-Review............14

3) Ending Sounds............16
4) Middle Sounds............20
5) Two Letters, One Sound!............22
-Review............24

6) Short Vowels............26
7) Long Vowels............36
8) Why "Y"?............46
-Review............48

All about Words

9) Compound Words............50
10) Contraction Action............54
11) Syllables............56
12) Plurals............60
-Review............66

13) Words to Know............68
14) More Words to Know............72
15) Words That Go Together............76
-Review............82

Reading Comprehension

16) The Big Idea............84
17) It's All in the Details............90
18) Order of Events............96
19) Reading between the Lines............102
20) Making Predictions............108
21) Facts and Opinions............112
-Review............116

-Answers
............119

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