my son has move to class 3. how to get him learn word meanings etc. he just read one or two time and got bored. i have to sit with him ti get him learn. he repeats after me. but this is not easy for me to sit with him all the time. how to make him respinsible to learn his work. and also tell me that what appropriate time a 8 year kid need to learn such things.education Corner
Teach him to look up a dictionary. Make it like an exciting game. Give interactive worksheets. Simple games like scrabble , hangman will help him learn new words and their meanings. Together create weekly posters of new words and meanings. Make him cut out letters from a newspaper or magazine to use in the poster. Learning meanings has the happen at the earliest. It depends on the curiosity of the child too. Encourage him to ask you meanings. Find meanings from the dictionary together. Appreciate and applaud. Till students are in grade six they would need parental help and guidance. Use the words he learns in daily life or relate to a story so that he would understand better.