# Mathematics

for 1st Grade Students

See what skills your child will learn in Mathematics, examples of student work and how you can help at home.

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## Expectations for Students

### By the end of the year, 1st graders should know:

**LEARNING 1ST GRADE MATHEMATICS**

Solve ** addition
**&

**word problems with numbers up to 20.**

*subtraction*Mentally add with a ** sum
**of 10 or less. Mentally subtract from a number 10 or less.

Identify the missing number in a basic equation. **For example, 3 + =7**

#### 3 + _ = 7

Understand what the digits mean in two-digit numbers. **For example, the number 42 refers to 4 tens & 2 ones**

#### 4 2

**tens ones**

Add two, two-digit numbers by adding tens + tens & ones + ones.

Measure lengths of objects by using a shorter object as a unit of length. **For example, “How many pencils long is this table?”**

## Everyday Activities to Support Learning

## Tips for Talking to Teachers

A strong relationship between families and teachers is key to ensuring students have what they need to succeed. Parent involvement not only leads to higher grades and test scores, but also helps students develop self-confidence, motivation, and social skills. Knowing what questions to ask at school visits and parent-teacher conferences can help you feel confident when it comes to addressing your child’s’ academic needs.