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May 17th, 2008, 02:16 PM
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I am looking for a "what they need to know" type thing. Just wondering if anyone uses them and if so, where do you get them? I found one at worldbook.com and was just looking for others for comparison.

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May 17th, 2008, 03:33 PM
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I use the one at world book but theirs always those books called What your Nth grader needs to know (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.) by core knowledge series
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May 18th, 2008, 04:26 AM
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World book is the most well known one online. I've glanced at it, but I've never used it or any other one as I can't see the point. Real kids don't tend to match them, real kids tend to be all over the place in understanding. Plus if you buy a math curriculum like MUS it has it's own scope and sequence which will differ from those type of books.
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May 18th, 2008, 12:59 PM
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You could also try your public school's website. I know ours has the SOLs by grade and subject (SOL = standards of learning in VA). Yours might also have something that gives what's required to be learned.
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May 19th, 2008, 09:24 PM
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We use guides of several states and we pick the hardest stuff but it never works out like that.
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