Did you know that first grade is the year that most students learn how to read? It’s one of the main reasons I love teaching this grade. We do a significant amount of reading each day in Room 204, but the students who read at home are the students who I notice grow the most!
It’s recommended that first graders read 20 minutes a day at home with their families. Here are a couple websites that have tips and tricks for making that time as meaningful as possible:
If you ever need any reading material at home that’s grade-level appropriate for your student, please let me know! I have paper books that I can send home for your child to keep.