Math Scope and Sequence
Key Topics in First Grade Math:
Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Numbers and Operations (Base 10) 


Measurement and Data  Geometry 


Math Fact Fluency:
Counting Backwards from 100, Skip Counting by 2’s,5’s,10’s and Addition Facts
Math Units
1st Grade
Topic  Category  Standard  Quarter 
UNIT 1: Operations and Algebraic Thinking Add and Subtract  
Review of Kindergarten Skills  1st  
Counting on to Add  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Relate Counting to addition  1st 
Counting on to Subtract  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Relate Counting to subtraction  1st 
Add and Subtract in Word Problems  Operations and Algebraic Thinking And Solve Word Problems  Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve problems  1st 
Understand Missing Addends  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Understand subtraction as an unknownaddend problem  1st 
Subtract to Compare in Word Problems  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve problems  1st 
UNIT 1 Test:  
UNIT 2: Operations and Algebraic Thinking Learn Facts to 10  
Doubles and Doubles Plus 1  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add within 20 and use strategies  1st 
Number Partners for 6 and 7  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Determine the unknown whole number in an addition equation  1st 
Number Partners for 8 and 9  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Apply properties of operations as strategy to add  1st 
Number Partners for 10  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add within 20 and use strategies  2nd 
Understand the Equal Sign  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Understand the meaning of the equal sign  2nd 
Facts I know  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add and Subtract within 20, use strategies  2nd 
UNIT 2 Test:  
UNIT 3: Operations and Algebraic Thinking and Numbers and Operation  Add and Subtract to 20  
Understand Teen Numbers  Numbers and Operations in Base ten  Numbers from 1119 are composed of a ten and one, two, etc.  2nd 
Understand Sums Greater Than 10  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add/subtract within 20  2nd 
Make a Ten to Add  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add/subtract within 20  2nd 
Add Three Numbers  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Solve word problems with sums less than 20 using symbol for unknown number  2nd 
Make a Ten to Subtract  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Add/subtract within 20  2nd 
UNIT 3 Test:  
UNIT 4: Number and Operations in Base Ten/Operations in Algebraic Thinking  Tens  
Understand Tens  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Understand place value  3rd 
The 120 Chart  Operations and Algebraic Thinking  Relate counting to addition/subtraction  3rd 
Understand 10 More and 10 Less  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Mentally find 10 more/less without counting  3rd 
Add and Subtract Tens  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Subtract multiples of 10  3rd 
UNIT 4 Test:  
UNIT 5: Number and Operations in Base Ten  Tens and Ones  
Understand Tens and Ones  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Understand place value  3rd 
Compare Numbers  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Compare numbers using symbols  3rd 
Add tens to any number  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Add within 100  3rd 
Add tens and add ones  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Add within 100  3rd 
Add and regroup  Number and Operations in Base Ten  Add within 100  3rd 
UNIT 5 Test:  
UNIT 6: Geometry  Shapes  
Understand Shapes  Geometry  Distinguish between defining attributes; build/draw  4th 
Understand Putting Shapes Together  Geometry  Compose 2D and 3D shapes; create new shapes  4th 
Understand Breaking Shapes into Parts  Geometry  Partition circles and rectangles  4th 
UNIT 6 Test  
UNIT 7: Measurement and Data  How many? How much? How long?  
Sort and Count  Measurement and Data  Represent and Interpret data  4th 
Compare Data  Measurement and Data  Represent and Interpret data  4th 
Order Objects by length  Measurement and Data  Order objects by length then compare using a 3rd  4th 
Compare Lengths  Measurement and Data  Order objects by length then compare using a 3rd  4th 
Understand Length Measurement  Measurement and Data  Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units  4th 
Tell Time  Measurement and Data  Tell/write time using analog/digital clocks  4th 
Money  Numbers and Operations in Base Ten  Identify coins  4th 
Unit 7 test 