Table of Contents Elementary School Basics............................................... 2 Work Together with Your School................................... 5 Provide Support at Home............................................... 9 Year by Year – Kindergarten to Third Grade................ 13 Kindergarten.............................................................. 13 First Grade.................................................................. 17 Second Grade............................................................ 20 Third Grade................................................................ 23 Summary – Ways to Help Your Child Succeed........... 29 Looking Ahead to the Upper Elementary Grades...... 30 “There are two great things that you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings.” Hodding Carter, Author Elementary Parent Guidebook Grades K-3 Woodburn Press Copyrighted Material All Rights Reserved