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Grade 1 Math Tutor

Grade 1 Math Tutoring

The first grade is essential in creating a strong foundation for future success. With one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your home, your child will not only be able to grasp the most fundamentally important concepts, they will also form a positive attitude towards math.

We work with the local curriculum which not only imparts mathematical concepts, but also requires your child to learn the following academic skills:

  • Problem solving.
  • Reasoning skills including pattern recognition, classification and the investigation of conjectures through discussion.
  • Reflecting and monitoring their thinking i.e. by explaining to others why they think their solution is correct.
  • Ability to use a variety of concrete, visual, and electronic learning tools and appropriate computational strategies to solve problems.
  • To relate mathematical ideas and procedures to everyday contexts.
  • Make basic representations of simple mathematical ideas.
  • Communicate mathematical concepts orally, visually, and in writing.

Grade 1 Math Sample Curriculum

Numbers


  • Count from 1-50 and write numbers in the correct order
  • Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s
  • Understand the concepts of “greater than” and “less than”
  • Write the names of numbers up to 10
  • Relate numbers to the anchors of 5 and 10
  • Compose and decompose numbers
  • Count backwards from twenty in 1s, 2s and 5s

Addition and Subtraction


  • Understand addition and subtraction using objects and pictures
  • Subtract or add two, one-digit numbers without the aid of objects or pictures
  • Add a two-digit number to a one- or two-digit number without regrouping
  • Subtract a one- and two-digit number from a two-digit number without regrouping
  • Add three or more one-digit numbers
  • Identify fact families with sums from zero to 18

Measurement


  • Measure height and length, area, mass, capacity, time, and temperature
  • Compare, describe, and order objects, using attributes measured in non-standard units

Fractions


  • Understand and identify halves, thirds and fourths

Patterning and Algebra


  • Identify, describe, extend, and create repeating patterns
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of equality

Geometry


  • Identify solid two-dimensional shapes such as square, rectangle, circle, etc.
  • Identify three-dimensional figures such as cube, cylinder, cone, rectangular prism and sphere, etc.
  • Describe the relative locations of objects using positional language

Data Management and Probability


  • Create and understand simple picture graphs, bar graphs and tables
  • Collect data and create graphs and pictographs with labels on the horizontal axis
  • Describe the likelihood that everyday events will happen (probably, maybe, definitely, etc.)

Time and Money


  • Identify the value of coins and a dollar bill
  • Be able to calculate the value of a number of different coins
  • Combine and identify equivalent values of coins up to $1.00
  • Add and subtract money amounts to 10¢
  • Identify and use a calendar by ordering periods of time using weeks and months of the year
  • Be able to tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the hour and half-hour
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