Lesson 72

Now that you have completed the 71 lessons you may like to do some revision work and you have purchased the copies. Continue to practice the letter sounds, letter recognition and writing skills.

Keep reading!
Continue to introduce a variety of basic reading books with simple words and plenty of pictures. These may be bought or better still borrowed from your local library which is recommended. It is advisable to introduce regular visits to your library. Being exposed and in contact with many books often instils a passion for reading in the future. Don't restrict your child to 'baby' books. Introduce adult science books that cover animals and have a large variety of animal photos in them, show them that you read them and be ready to show them interesting things that you find in other books as well, often these times with your children will spark your child’s imagination and interest in learning.

Keep counting!

Continue with the numbers 1 to 20, using simple mathematical games. Counting doors, bricks, cars, windows, pencils etc.

Keep practicing!
The biggest trap most students fall into is a big holiday break once they have mastered the ABC's. Children tend to forget quickly, hence revision work is done on a daily basis. You will find that between Friday and Monday much has been forgotten. Just a two day weekend break could mean an entire Monday morning spend on revision work. Continue to practice letter recognition and basic writing skills even during holidays. Your student could read letters, words and numbers from books, labels, shopping lists, tags, road signs, number plates, speed limit signs, house numbers etc. If you don't keep up the practice you may find that you'll have to start all over again once the holidays are finished. If you have purchased the copies, You may like to print the 'Basic Word List 1' and the 'Basic Word List 2' for further practice. Writing a few words a day will reinforce what has been learned. Print 'Lined Paper' or use scrap paper for this exercise.

If you think your student is ready to go to the next level of learning, take a look at some more advanced worksheets grades 1-2 for children ages 6-8.


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There are many interactive activities to choose from, to build upon student's strengths and weaknesses.
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