Language Arts

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Reading tips for Parents

Please read the comprehensive booklet attached below on reading at your convenience which explains the importance of reading and how to help at home!

parent-read-at-home-plan_mde_lbpa.pdf

We cannot stress enough the importance of reading every single day. Please read with your child and ask them the following questions (translated in Arabic too) before/during/after reading the books.

AR-T-L-4336-Guided-Reading-Question-Mats-Arabic-Translation.pdf

Sight Words and High Frequency Words

dolchpri (1).doc

Parts of Speech

NOUNS

A noun is word that names a person, place or thing/animal - even an idea.

VERBS

A verb is a word that tells about an action or state.

first-grade-verb-worksheet-color.pdf

Don't forget the difference between a common noun and a proper noun!!

first-grade-propernoun-worksheet-categorize.pdf
first-grade-propernoun-worksheet-capitalize.pdf

Adjectives

Adjectives are words that describe. They can tell more about:

  • appearance: beautiful, handsome, cute, lovely, ugly
  • shape: round, tall, triangular
  • size: tiny, enormous, little
  • colour: yellow, brownish, transparent
  • number: few, many, four...

Adjectives add details to our sentences and make our writing more interesting!

Nonfiction

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Letter Reversals

Please refer to this document as an example in case your child reverses letters while writing and needs help with proper letter formation.

Letter Reversals B and D Selma Dawani 2014.pdf