Course Name: First Grade Mathematics

Instructor Name: Ruth Howell

Contact Information: rhowell@usd223.org Call 348-5531 to schedule a conference before or after school.

Course Description: We will be using Saxon Math Level 1, second edition,
flash cards, and manipulatives. This course is designed to provide a
foundation in number sense, problem solving, algebra, geometry,
measurement, statistics, and data collection.

Learning/Developmental Goals:

This course is designed to meet the Kansas state standards for 1st grade
math. The Kansas state standards may be found at www.ksde.org

Learning Outcomes: The student will demonstrate mastery of state standards using formal and informal assessment along with teacher observations.

All first grade math objectives are met by some of the following instructional units and programs but are not limited to this list. Amount of material covered is subject to change based on the abilities of students in class and calendar activities for the year.

Instructional Lessons

Identifying today’s date

Making towers for the numbers 1-5

Writing the numbers 0 through 122

Making towers for the numbers 1-9

Ordering the numbers 0-9

Placing an object on a graph

Identifying a circle and a square

Identifying the number of sides and angles of a square

Graphing a picture on a pictograph

Identifying most and fewest on a graph

Identifying right and left

Ordering sets from smallest to largest

Identifying most and fewest

Ordering numbers from least to greatest

Matching a number to a set

Coloring a bar graph

Identifying morning and afternoon

Identifying first, last, between, and middle

Identifying first, second, and third

Acting out some, some more and some, some went away stories

Identifying a triangle

Identifying the number of sides and angles of a triangle

Sorting by one attribute

Making a shape on a geoboard

Identifying inside and outside

Acting out and drawing pictures for some, some more and some, some went away stories

Sorting by one attribute

Counting pennies

Identifying a number between two numbers

Dividing a solid in half

Picturing and combining sets

Graphing a picture on a pictograph

Counting from 0 to 23

Writing addition number sentences

Identifying ordinal position to sixth

Addition facts: doubles to 10

Identifying a rectangle

Identifying the number of sides and angles of a rectangle

Writing number sentences for some, some more stories

Identifying the season: fall

Identifying the attributes of pattern blocks

Addition facts: doubles to 18

Identifying lighter and heavier using a balance

Covering designs with pattern blocks

Ordering numbers to 20

Adding 1 to a number

Writing number sentences for some, some went away stories

Counting backward from 10 to 1

Identifying morning, afternoon, evening, and night

Measuring length and width using nonstandard units

Addition facts: adding 1

Sorting items and creating a graph

Weighing objects using nonstandard units

Finding a sum by counting on

Making and reading a bar graph

Addition facts: adding 0

Covering a design in different ways

Identifying identical designs

Counting by 10’s to 100

Subtraction facts: subtracting 1

Counting dimes

Counting by 2’s

Telling time to the hour

Subtraction facts: subtracting 0 and subtracting a number from itself

Ordering containers by capacity

Identifying 1-cup liquid measure

Identifying the even numbers to 20

Identifying and locating numbers on a hundred number chart

Counting dimes and pennies

Counting by 10’s and 2’s

Following a recipe

Identifying one half and one fourth

Identifying odd and even numbers

Numbering a clockface

Showing time to the hour on a clock

Adding 2 to an even number

Adding 2 to an odd number

Covering a design with pattern blocks

Sorting, counting, and recording the pattern blocks used to cover a design

Addition facts: adding 2

Comparing and ordering objects by length

Measuring length using nonstandard units

Writing the numbers 0-10 using words

Identifying pairs

Graphing pieces used to cover a design

Reading a graph

Identifying the season: winter

Writing money amounts using the cent symbol

Paying for items using dimes and pennies

Dividing a square into halves

Subtraction facts: subtracting 2

Tallying

Counting by 5’s

Using a ruler to draw a line segment

Sorting common objects

Adding two-digit numbers using dimes and pennies (without regrouping)

Addition facts: showing doubles plus 1 facts

Addition facts: identifying the doubles plus 1 facts

Addition facts: doubles plus1 facts

Adding two-digit numbers (without regrouping)

Identifying how many more on a graph

Identifying and making congruent shapes

Counting large collections

Grouping by 10’s

Trading pennies for dimes

Adding two-digit numbers using dimes and pennies (with regrouping)

Telling time to the half hour

Dividing a square into fourths

Coloring halves and fourths

Adding 10 to a number

Counting by 10’s from a single-digit number

Ordering numbers to 40

Counting by 100’s

Addition facts: sums of 10

Identifying a missing addend

Drawing congruent shapes and designs

Measuring and drawing line segments to the nearest inch

Counting nickels

Counting nickels and pennies

Ordering events by time

Subtraction facts: subtracting a number from 10

Identifying dozen and half dozen

Measuring using feet

Addition facts: adding 9

Identifying one half, one third, and one sixth

Using comparison symbols (>, <, and =)

Dividing a set of objects by sharing

Identifying quart, gallon, and liter

Estimating and measuring the capacity of a container in cups

Addition facts: four of the last eight facts

Identifying geometric solids (cones and spheres)

Identifying one dollar

Adding three single-digit numbers

Addition facts: the last four facts

Identifying the season: spring

Counting dimes, nickels, and pennies

Identifying fractions parts of a whole

Graphing tags on a bar graph

Writing observations about a graph

Measuring and drawing line segments to the nearest centimeter

Identifying geometric solids (cubes and cylinders)

Subtraction facts: differences of 1

Identifying a fraction part of a set

Subtraction 10 from a number

Identifying and drawing polygons

Subtraction facts: differences of 2

Identifying and counting quarters

Subtracting two-digit numbers (without regrouping)

Identifying cold, cool, warm and hot temperatures

Reading a thermometer to the nearest 10 degrees

Subtraction facts: subtracting half of a double

Identifying events as certain, likely or impossible

Identifying and counting hundreds, tens, and ones

Identifying geometric solids (rectangular prisms)

Subtraction facts: 9-4, 9-5, 9-3, 9-6

Representing numbers to 500 using pictures

Subtraction facts: 7-3, 7-4, 8-3, 8-5

Identify the season: summer

Grading Policy

Daily work is checked and returned until it is corrected. Percentages are given on tests.

Grading Scale

A 100% - 91%

B 90% - 82%

C 81% - 73%

D 72% - 64%

F 63% - 0%

Make-Up Work

Students have 2 days for every day that is missed to complete and return work.

Homework

Homework is expected to be done and returned the next school day.