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    Skills Assessed on Unit Tests

    Below is a list of skills taught and assessed in each math unit. First graders can use these lists when studying for their unit tests.

    Unit 1

    • Counting by 5’s and 2’s
    • Counting and writing tally marks (Remember every five it takes a dive!)
    • Practice playing number line squeeze on a number line 1-20
    • Practice playing Top-if with a deck of cards (remove face cards)
    • Writing numbers 1-20 correctly
    • Number stories

    - 3 cats plus 2 dogs equals 5. 3+2=5.

    - I had four lollipops and I ate one. Now I have 3. 4-1=3.

    Unit 2

    • Tell time to the nearest hour
    • Calculate the values of various combinations of pennies and nickels
    • Exchange pennies for nickels
    • Solve simple addition and subtraction number stories
    • Find complements of 10

    - For example 6 + 4 = 10; 6 and 4 are complements of 10

    • Count by 2s to 20
    • Count 5s to 50
    • Count up and back by 1s on the number grid

     

    Unit 3

    • Complete Frames-and-Arrows diagrams (Finding a pattern and completing a pattern)
    • Identify and complete patterns
    • Solve simple addition and subtraction problems by skip-counting on the number line and

    the number grid

    • Identify numbers as even or odd
    • Know the values of pennies, nickels, and dimes, and calculate the values of combination

    of these coins

    • Tell time to the nearest half-hour
    • Solve simple number stories

     

    Unit 4

    • Use standard units for measure length.
    • Find simple sums and missing addends.
    • Calculate the values of coin combinations.
    • Solve simple number stories.
    • Order and compare numbers to 22.
    • Tell time to the nearest half-hour.

     

    Unit 5

    • Find missing numbers and/or the missing rule in “What’s My Rule?” problems.
    • Understand place value for tens and ones.
    • Compare numbers using < and >.
    • Know +1, +0, doubles, and sums of 10 addition facts.
    • Solve simple number stories.

     

    Unit 6

    • Measure objects to the nearest centimeter.
    • Understand digital notation for time.
    • Solve simple addition facts.
    • Calculate the value of coin combinations; P, N, D, and Q.
    • Find many names for a number.

     

    Unit 7

    • Identify 3-dimensional shapes and know their characteristics
    • Identify symmetrical figures
    • Sort and identify objects by attributes
    • Identify polygons and know their characteristics
    • Know addition facts

     

    Unit 8

    • Mke change for amounts less than $1.
    • Identify fractional parts of regions and sets with a focus on unit fractions.
    • Count sets of quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.
    • Solve number stories.
    • Understand place value for 10s and 1s.
    • Know addition facts for +1, +0, doubles, and sums of 10.

     

    Unit 9

    • Solve 2-digit addition and subtraction problems.
    • Compare fractions less than 1.
    • Find equivalent fractions.
    • Identify fractional parts of a region.
    • Identify and use patterns on the number grid.

     

    Unit 10

    • Identify and use patterns on the number grid.
    • Compare numbers using >, <, or =.
    • Demonstrate understanding of place value for tens and ones.
    • Demonstrate understanding of place value for hundreds.
    • Write and solve +/- number sentences.
    • Solve 2-digit addition and subtraction problems.
    • Analyze data displayed on graphs for the purpose of comparing quantities.