Math Curriculum » First Grade
In first grade, math instructional time focuses on: 1) developing strategies for adding and subtracting numbers within 20; 2) developing an understanding of number relationships and place value for numbers to 99; 3) developing basic understanding of measurement of length using common objects of the same length; 4) recognizing and knowing the value of coins; 5) telling time to the half hour; 6) understanding and showing simple data; and 7) exploring 2D and 3D shapes.
The math curriculum is aligned with the NY State Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics. Daily instruction is based on TERC Investigations in Number, Data, and Space program.
Below are the units taught in in First Grade. Specific skills taught in each unit can be found in our First Grade District Math Curriculum Maps.
Unit 1: How Many of Each?--Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 1
Unit 2: Making Shapes and Designing Quilts--2-D Geometry
Unit 3: Solving Story Problems--Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 2
Unit 4: What Would You Rather Be?--Data Analysis
Unit 5: Fish Lengths and Animal Jumps--Measurement
Unit 6: Number Games and Crayon Puzzles--Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 3
Unit 7: Color, Shape, and Number Patterns--Patterns and Functions
Unit 8: Twos, Fives and Tens--Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 4
Unit 9: Blocks and Boxes--3-D Geometry
Grade 1 Common Core
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First Grade District Curriculum Map
NYS Common Core Learning Standards for Math