First Grade Mathematics

In Grade 1, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of addition, subtraction and strategies for addition and subtraction within 20; (2) developing understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones; (3) developing understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths as iterating length units; and (4) reasoning about attributes of and composing and decomposing geometric shapes.

Next Generaton Resources



               Standards for Mathematical Practice

               Descriptive Analysis of First Grade Objectives


Professional Development Sessions

                Developing Number Sense

Personal Professional Development at Your Desk

      These are short professional development sessions (5-10 minutes) on identified concepts.


              Developing Fluency in First Grade Students


Instructional Resources


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