Your 8th grader’s reading under the Common Core Standards

Students analyze the language, structure, and themes in both literature and nonfiction and explore how new works reinterpret classic myths and legends.

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Your 8th grader’s writing under Common Core Standards

Teens forge their identities through writing — especially as they write opinion papers based on factual evidence, not fiction.

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Your 8th grader and math under Common Core Standards

Linear equations and more equations — 8th grade is chock-full of algebra.

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Your 7th grader’s reading under the Common Core Standards

This year, your child should be making inferences, evaluating evidence, and delving into the language and structure of what they read.

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Your 7th grader’s writing under Common Core Standards

Teens sharpen their writing skills by crafting argument essays, research reports, and stories.

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Your 7th grader and math under Common Core Standards

Seventh graders delve deep into negative numbers, proportional relationships, and linear equations.

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Your 6th grader’s reading under the Common Core Standards

Students analyze different types of text and learn to interpret figurative and nuanced language.

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Your 6th grader’s writing under Common Core Standards

In the first year of middle school, kids are expected to write argument papers and compare literary texts.

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Your 6th grader and math under Common Core Standards

Math takes off this year for your sixth grader, with ratios and rates, stats, pre-algebra, and a little geometry sprinkled in.

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Your fifth grader and math under Common Core Standards

Fifth graders learn sophisticated math that involves equations, finding the volume of 3-D shapes, and interpreting data from graphs and line plots.

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Your fourth grader and math under Common Core Standards

From decimals and tougher fractions to measuring angles, fourth graders work on complex math concepts that can stump the rusty skills of their parents.

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Your 3rd grader and math under the Common Core Standards

Third graders learn some amazing new things this year, including fractions, creating graphs, and how to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle.

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Your second grader and math under Common Core Standards

Second graders can now count to 1,000 by 1s, 5s, 10s, and 100s! Plus they can measure in metric and “American” units and count money.

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Your first grader and math under the Common Core Standards

First graders absorb exciting math facts by playing with blocks, measuring objects, and knowing some place values.

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Your kindergartner and math under the Common Core Standards

It's the year to learn basic shapes, special words, and a little counting, adding, and subtracting.

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Your preschooler, writing, and the Common Core Standards

What are pre-writing skills? Learning letter sounds, listening, speaking, drawing, and scribbling their names are all big parts.

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Getting your preschooler ready for Common Core math

Wondering what your child should know before kindergarten? These are the 8 basic math skills your preschooler should learn.

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