First Grade Math

Course Overview

First grade Math provides experiences to help students develop a formal understanding of numbers and mathematical concepts. Physical models still play a fundamental role in linking the real world to symbolic expressions. Students will continue the development of sorting and patterning skills; learn basic addition and corresponding subtraction facts; recognize and describe two-dimensional shapes; and build upon existing problem solving skills. Students will:

  • Work with patterns and sequences
  • Practice addition and subtraction
  • Learn to tell time and count money
  • Identify place values to hundreds
  • Practice measuring length, capacity, and weight
  • Work with geometric shapes
  • Become familiar with the concept of symmetry
  • Solve problems using logical reasoning, drawings, and models
  • Begin to develop intuitions about probability and fractions
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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling
  • Materials List

Note: Materials lists are subject to revision and may vary slightly from state to state.