# Grade 1 Curriculum

Below are skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also encourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

*Important: this is a guide only.Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.*

Grade 1 | Counting

☐ Count the items in a collection and know the last counting word tells how many items are in the collection (1 to 100)

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☐ Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent a spoken number up to 20

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☐ Write numbers to 100

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☐ Read the number words one, two, three to ten

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☐ Count out (produce) a collection of a specified size (10 to 100 items), using groups of ten

☐ Name the number before and the number after a given number, and name the number(s) between two given numbers up to 100 (with and without the use of a number line or a hundreds chart)

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☐ Use before, after, or between to order numbers to 100 (with or without the use of a number line)

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☐ Use the words higher, lower, greater, and less to compare two numbers

☐ Use and understand verbal ordinal terms, first to twentieth

☐ Quickly see and label with a number, collections of 1 to 10

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☐ Count by 1's to 100

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☐ Skip count by 10's to 100

☐ Skip count by 5's to 50

☐ Skip count by 2's to 20

☐ Verbally count from a number other than one by 1's

☐ Count backwards from 20 by 1's

☐ Skip count multiples of 10 by 10's to 1,000

Grade 1 | Addition

☐ Understand the commutative property of addition

☐ Addition

☐ Develop and use strategies to solve addition word problems

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☐ Represent addition word problems and their solutions as number sentences

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☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve addition problems with one and two-digit numbers without regrouping

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☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply addition facts to and including 10

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☐ Understand that different parts can be added to get the same whole

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Grade 1 | Subtraction

☐ Develop and use strategies to solve subtraction word problems

☐ Represent subtraction word problems and their solutions as number sentences

☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve subtraction problems with one and two-digit numbers without regrouping

☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply subtraction facts to and including 10

Grade 1 | Numbers

☐ Arrange objects in size order (increasing and decreasing)

☐ Compare and order whole numbers up to 20

☐ Use a variety of strategies to compose and decompose one-digit numbers

☐ Recognize the difference between numbers, numerals and digits.

Grade 1 | Measurement

☐ Recognize length as an attribute that can be measured

☐ Select and use non-standard units to estimate measurements

☐ Use non-standard units (including finger lengths, paper clips, students' feet and paces) to measure both vertical and horizontal lengths

☐ Informally explore the standard metric unit of measure (meter)

☐ Informally explore the US standard unit of measure (foot)

Grade 1 | Time

☐ Classify months and connect to seasons and other events

☐ Months

☐ Years

☐ Recognize specific times (morning, noon, afternoon, evening)

☐ Tell time to the hour, using both digital and analog clocks

☐ Know the days of the week and months of the year in sequence

☐ Months

Grade 1 | Geometry (Plane)

☐ Match shapes and parts of shapes to justify congruency

☐ Experiment with slides, flips, and turns of two-dimensional shapes

☐ Identify symmetry in two-dimensional shapes

☐ Recognize, name, describe, create, sort, and compare two-dimensional shapes

☐ Direction: Up, Down, Left, Right

Grade 1 | Geometry (Solid)

☐ Recognize, name, describe, create, sort, and compare three-dimensional shapes

☐ Recognize geometric shapes and structures in the environment

Grade 1 | Pre-Algebra

☐ Determine and discuss patterns in arithmetic (what comes next in a repeating pattern, using numbers or objects)

☐ Patterns

☐ Create problem situations that represent a given number sentence

Grade 1 | Data

☐ Pose questions about themselves and their surroundings

☐ Collect and record data related to a question

☐ Display data in bar graphs using concrete objects with intervals of one

☐ Interpret data in terms of the words: most, least, greater than, less than, or equal to

☐ Answer simple questions related to data displayed in pictographs (e.g., Category with most? How many more in one category compared with another? How many altogether in two categories?)

☐ Construct a question that can be answered by using information from a data graph

Grade 1 | Estimation

☐ Estimate the number in a collection to 50 and then compare by counting the actual items in the collection

Grade 1 | Probability

☐ Discuss conclusions and make predictions in terms of the words likely and unlikely

Grade 1 | Money

☐ Know and recognize coins

☐ Recognize the cent notation.

☐ Use different combinations of coins to make money amounts up to 25 cents