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Prepare Your Child for Grade One

Your child is heading into grade one, a massive leap from Kindergarten. So how do you prepare your child to excel? Do you let them have the summer off to play and enjoy? Or should you cram in as many curricula as possible to ensure they know how to excel in grade one? Is there a user manual for getting your child ready for grade one? You likely have so many questions about how to prepare your child for grade one.

As parents, we want to help our children excel and do well in every aspect of their lives. To read, to write, to learn without any trouble, to play, to laugh. But how do we keep our children from falling behind and help them prepare for what’s ahead?

How do you prepare your child for grade one while avoiding summer learning loss?

First things first, don’t stress. After completing Junior and Senior Kindergarten, your child is likely right where they need to be in Grade one. The real issue is summer learning loss and keeping your child from losing all the knowledge they gained.

Unfortunately, most children will lose 2.6 months of math skills, two months of reading skills and the equivalent of one month of overall learning during the summer months.

Learn more about Summer Learning Loss here.

Reading, writing, math, and learning are all skills that your child must continually practice to develop correctly, especially during the summer months.

So now the real question is, how do you prepare your child for grade one?

Simplifying grade one prep.

We often think that preparing our child for the next grade level needs to be some extravagant endeavour when in all actuality, it is a simple process when done correctly.

Using the Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 book, you can quickly help your child stay on track with their learning. Rather than looking for and paying way too much for a homeschool curriculum that likely won’t be precisely what you need to prepare for grade one over the summer, you can utilize this simple workbook. That was explicitly created for quick, daily summer learning to prepare your child for grade one.

What’s in the Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 workbook, and how can it help your child?

Prepare your child for grade one

We understand that everyone wants to have an enjoyable break during the summer months. This is why our Summer Schoolio books have been designed to be straightforward. Without the overwhelm of having to complete a mountain of tasks.

We combine the best of our secular homeschooling curriculum concepts to bring you a unique summer learning solution to prepare your child for grade one. Combining homeschooling writing curriculum with homeschooling Language Arts curriculum and homeschooling Math curriculum to help your child practice those essential skills.

Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 overview:

The Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 workbook is filled with fun learning materials to prepare your child for grade one. Created for six weeks, your child will have the opportunity to learn and refresh different concepts each week.

Prepare your child for grade one

Week one includes:

Three days of simple learning that won’t take long to complete.

  • Day one, Weekly Writing – Writing an Autobiography and Math – Number Sense.
  • Day two, Weekly Writing and Math Number Sense.
  • Day three, Scrapbook and Math Number Sense.

The goal of week one is to solidify the knowledge they gained in Kindergarten about writing and Number Sense. Set in three days, it’s essential to acknowledge that your child can either do both Math and Writing for three days or break those up into five days. This is entirely customizable around your life and your schedule.

Week two includes:

The second week of Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 is similar to week one. Keep it familiar and straightforward. During week two, your child will have:

  • Day 1, Weekly Writing – Writing Fiction –  Math Number Sense.
  • Day 2, Weekly Writing – Math Number Sense.
  • Day 3, Weekly Writing – Scrapbook and Math Number Sense.

Staying with the three days a week theme, your child will be working on mastering Number Sense and writing during week two.

Week three includes:

During the third week of the Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 book, your child will be working on:

  • Day 1, Weekly Writing – Writing Comic Strips –  and Math – Algebra.
  • Day 2, Weekly Writing and Math Algebra.
  • Day 3, Weekly Writing – Scrapbook – and Math – Algebra.

Brushing up on those Algebra skills, your child will be an absolute pro by the end of week three.

Week four includes:

When your child moves onto the fourth week, they will be working on Geometry/Spatial sense and writing Non-Fiction.

  • Day 1, Weekly Writing – Writing Comic Strips and Math – Geometry/Spatial Sense.
  • Day 2, Weekly Writing and Math – Geometry/Spatial Sense.
  • Day 3, Weekly Writing – Scrapbook, and Math – Geometry/Spatial Sense.

Week five includes:

Just like the weeks before, week five will focus on another mathematical concept along with writing/reading practice.

  • Day 1, Weekly Writing – Poetry and Math – Data.
  • Day 2, Weekly Writing and Math – Data.
  • Day 3, Weekly Writing – Scrapbook and Math – Data.

Week six includes:

The final week in the Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 book follows the same schedule.

  • Day 1, Weekly Writing – Recipes and Math – Financial Literacy.
  • Day 2, is Weekly Writing and Math Financial Literacy.
  • Day 3, Weekly Writing – Scrapbook and Math Financial Literacy.

Helping your child master their financial literacy skills before jumping into grade one.

What would a typical week look like using the Summer Schoolio: Ready for Grade 1 program?

Secular Homeschooling Curriculum

The book will include a sample schedule/calendar you can follow each day. It translates to:

Monday: Read a Book or Chapter.

Tuesday: Weekly Writing Day 1, Math Day 1, and Read a Book or Chapter.

Wednesday: Weekly Writing Day 2, Math Day 2, and Read a Book or Chapter.

Thursday: Weekly Writing Day 3, Math Day 3, and Read a Book or Chapter.

Friday: Read a Book or Chapter.

Are you amazed at how simple that is to follow? And the best part is that it can be accomplished in less than an hour daily. This way, your child can keep up with their learning needs, refresh, and not become overwhelmed by too much information crammed into one day.

Prepare your child for grade one by starting today with The Summer Schoolio: Get Ready for Grade 1 Book!

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