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The teacher told me she was the only one that most kids got 10, 15 or all 25 right. Do you think my kid should have repeated kindergarten. She just turned 6. They expect her to know how to read, write sentences already. Wow. Is it me or is my kid really behind?Answer Question
Answer by lilbit022009 at 8:49 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by teampalmer4 at 8:54 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
I don't think your child is behind. It was least 4 months into my daughters1st grade that they started doing spelling tests. BUT, they were doing spelling tests on words/letters that they have been already learning about. Maybe her kindergarten teacher could have prepared her better, or maybe the first grade teacher is a lil over confident about her students? I don't know. I DONT think your daughter is not behind at all. Give her a few more months before deciding that. My daughter was not expected to write sentences by her first week of first grade.....that's what she just learned throughout her first grade year & is now going to second grade. My daughter goes to a fantastic school too. Maybe her new teacher is going to be a tough one.......some teachers just arent the best. We all deal w/ one at some point in our child's life.
Answer by samurai_chica at 8:54 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by raemommy at 9:02 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:03 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
It sounds like the test they gave her was an assessment to see how well she knows her spelling patterns. The problem is that if she can't spell any of the words, she is probably also having alot of trouble reading them. Did you transfer schools? Why didn't these issues come up last year?
Answer by MAUREEN55 at 9:05 AM on Jul. 10, 2009
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