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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.
• 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

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.