Your first grade student will learn to recognize numbers and how numbers are used in order to:

- Count from 1-100 by ones
- Count from 1-100 by tens
- Count backward from 31-1
- Count from 1-100 by tens and fives
- Write numbers from 1-100
- Write numbers 1-100 by fives
- Write, generate, and illustrate number words zero through twenty
- Identify, explain, and demonstrate the place value of numbers
- Identify and show the fractions of halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, and sixths
- Use the correct sign when comparing numbers or concrete objects, < or >

- Writing number sentences using the symbols of -, +, or =
- Using the correct sign or symbol when comparing facts
- Generating, adding, and subtracting fact families up to 20
- Explaining the relationship between addition and subtraction as inverse operations by using numbers up to 20
- Using addition and subtraction to construct and solve word problems using money and numbers up to 20
- Using addition and subtraction to solve real world problems
- Adding and subtracting two-digit numbers without regrouping
- Adding and subtracting three-digit numbers without regrouping
- Estimating and recognizing reasonable answers in three-digit whole number addition and subtraction problems with no regrouping
- Identifying the correct amount of money required to buy an object
- Adding and subtracting using pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters
- Solving word problems using money
- Estimating the amount of change
- Using ordinal numbers

Your first grade student will come to understand patterns and methods of classification by:

- Sorting concrete objects by color, size, and shape
- Sorting concrete objects by two and three criteria
- Identifying measurable changes that are predictable, e.g., students grow taller, not shorter, as they get older
- Finding, extending, and creating patterns with concrete objects, pictures, numbers, and fact families

Your first grade student will work with two- and three-dimensional shapes by:

- Identifying two- and three-dimensional shapes
- Identifying two-dimensional shapes in three-dimensional shapes
- Putting at least two shapes together to form a new shape
- Making a picture using at least four different shapes
- Describing and naming the direction and distance in navigating space using spatial and cardinal words
- Recognizing and exploring symmetry
- Identifying and determining whether two-dimensional shapes are congruent (same shape and size) or similar (same shape different size)

Your first grade student will use standard and non-standard units of measure by:

- Measuring objects with standard units and non- standard units of measure such as paper clips, straws, blocks, etc.
- Recognizing rulers that show both inches and centimeters
- Using scales to measure weight
- Using and constructing a calendar
- Recognizing the number of days in a month and in a year
- Identifying analog and digital clocks and their parts
- Recognizing the difference between day and night
- Telling time to the hour and half hour using an analog and digital clock
- Estimating the passage of time
- Putting events of a day in sequential order according to time
- Estimating and measuring the height, weight, and length of objects

Your first grade student will collect, sort, represent, and analyze data by:

- Tallying data and creating line, bar, and picture graphs
- Comparing and contrasting the similarities and differences of weather, people, animals, and objects
- Constructing questions that can be answered by using information from a graph or a table
- Describing events related to the student’s experiences as more or less likely to happen
- Reading and interpreting graphs and tables to make comparisons and predictions