The Core Knowledge Series was created to help children gain the fundamentals they will need to make progress in school and be effective in society. Specific knowledge in the subject areas of language, arts, fine arts, history, geography, mathematics, science, and technology, editor E. D. Hirsch, Jr.-author of Cultural Literacy-has worked with 2,000 teachers and parents to brings this core of knowledge to elementary school parents and their children. By spending twenty minutes per school day in an academic year, you and your child can work through every page of what your first grader needs to know as a supplements to classroom education.
Some of the things you will find in this volume are:
All subjects are richly illustrated and presented in an engaging narrative designed to interest children.