 First Grade Curriculum  at a Glance: Saxon Math

1st Quarter:

• Number Sense & Numeration
• Making towers for numbers 1-9
• Writing numbers 1-9
• Ordering numbers 0-20
• Matching a number to a set
• Counting from 0-23
• Counting backwards from 10-1
• Whole Number Computation: Addition
• Acting out and writing some, some more stories
• Writing addition number sentences
• Doubles with sums to 18
• Adding 1 to a number
• Geometry: Shapes and Spatial Relationships
• Identifying a circle and a square
• Identifying the number of sides and angles of a square
• Identifying right and left
• Identifying a triangle
• Identifying the number of sides and angles of a triangle
• Making a shape on a geoboard
• Identifying a rectangle
• Identifying the number of sides and angles in a rectangle
• Identifying the attributes of pattern blocks
• Covering designs with pattern blocks
• Measurement: Time and Date
• Identifying morning, afternoon, evening, and night
• Linear Measure
• Ordering sets from smallest to largest
• Identifying first, last, between, and middle
• Identifying a number between two numbers
• Identifying ordinal position to 6th
• Estimating and measuring length using nonstandard units

• Subtraction
• Acting out and writing some, some went away stories
• Fractions and Decimals
• Dividing a solid in half
• Money
• Counting pennies
• Patterns, Algebra, and Functions
• Creating and reading a repeating pattern
• Weight (Mass)
• Identifying lighter and heavier using a balance
• Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
• Adding an object to a graph
• Graphing a picture on a pictograph
• Identifying most and fewest on a graph
• Collecting and sorting data
• Sorting items and creating a graph

2nd Quarter:

• Number Sense & Numeration
• Finding a sum by counting on
• Counting by 10’s to 100
• Counting by 2’s
• Identifying even numbers to 20
• Identifying odd numbers to 20
• Identifying/locating numbers on a 100’s chart
• Writing a 2 digit number for a set of objects
• Comparing and ordering 2 digit numbers
• Writing 0-10 using words
• Identifying pairs

• Whole Number Computation: Addition
• Adding 2 to an even number
• Adding 2 to an odd number
• Adding 2 to a number
• Geometry: Shapes and Spatial Relationships
• Covering a design in different ways
• Covering a design with pattern blocks
• Sorting/counting/recording pattern blocks used to cover designs
• Identifying identical designs
• Drawing a line of symmetry

●    Measurement: Time and Date,

Temperature

• Telling time to the hour
• Numbering a clock face
• Showing time to the hour on a clock
• Linear Measure
• Comparing and ordering objects by length
• Subtraction
• Subtracting 1
• Subtracting 0
• Subtracting a number from itself
• Subtracting by 2
• Fractions and Decimals
• Identifying one half of a whole
• Writing one half
• Dividing a square in half
• Money
• Counting dimes and pennies
• Using the cent symbol
• Paying for items using dimes/pennies
• Patterns, Algebra, and Functions
• Patterns
• Area
• Weight (Mass)
• Weighing objects using nonstandard units
• Estimating the capacity of containers
• Ordering containers by capacity
• Identifying one cup measure
• Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
• Making and reading a bar graph
• Graphing pieces used to cover a design
• Reading a graph
• Strategies for Problem Solving
• Drawing a picture to solve a problem
• Looking for a pattern to solve a problem

3rd Quarter:

• Number Sense & Numeration
• Grouping by 10’s
• Identifying the place value of digits in a two-digit number
• Comparing and ordering numbers to 100
• Counting by 100’s
• Using models to represent two-digit numbers
• Comparing two-digit numbers
• Identifying dozen and half dozen
• Whole Number Computation: Addition
• Adding two-digit numbers without and with regrouping
• Doubles +1 facts
• Adding 10 to a number
• Sums of 10
• Geometry: Shapes and Spatial Relationships
• Identifying and making congruent shapes
• Measurement: Time and Date
• Telling time to the half hour
• Ordering events by time
• Linear Measure
• Using a ruler to draw a line segment
• Measuring and drawing line segments to the nearest inch
• Estimating and measuring distances using feet
• Subtraction
• Subtracting a number from 10
• Fractions and Decimals
• Dividing a shape into fourths
• Identifying one half, one third, and one sixth
• Money
• Trading pennies for dimes
• Counting nickels
• Identifying 1, 5, 10, and 20 dollar bills
• Writing money amounts using a dollar sign
• Patterns, Algebra, and Functions
• Identifying a missing addend
• Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
• Tallying
• Identifying how many more
• Strategies for Problem Solving
• Drawing a picture to solve a problem
• Making an organized list to solve a problem

4th Quarter:

• Number Sense & Numeration
• Using comparison symbols
• Dividing a set of objects
• Rounding numbers to the nearest multiple of 10 by estimation
• Identifying and counting 100’s, 10’s, and 1’s
• Representing numbers to 500 using pictures
• Whole Number Computation: Addition
• Adding the last eight facts
• Adding 3 digit numbers
• Fact Families
• Calculator use
• Geometry: Shapes and Spatial Relationships
• Identifying solids cones/spheres
• Identifying and drawing polygons
• Identifying rectangular prisms
• Exploring slides, flips, and turns
• Measurement: Time and Date Temperature
• Identifying cold, cool, warm, and hot
• Reading a thermometer to the nearest 10 degrees
• Ordering temperatures
• Measuring temperature using a thermometer
• Linear Measure
• Measuring and drawing line segments to the nearest centimeter
• Subtraction
• Difference of 1
• Subtracting 10 from a number
• Differences of 2
• Subtracting 2 digit numbers without regrouping
• Subtracting half of a double
• Fact Families
• Calculator use
• Fractions and Decimals
• Identifying fractional parts of a whole
• Identifying a fractional part of a set
• Money
• Using bills to pay for items up to \$20
• Counting dimes, nickels and pennies
• Identifying counting quarters
• Showing money amounts using coins
• Weight (Mass)
• Exploring standard units of mass
• Identifying cup, quart, gallon & liter
• Estimating/Measuring the capacity of a container
• Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
• Labeling  a bar graph
• Identifying events as certain, likely, or impossible
• Writing observations about a graph

●    Developing Skills/Strategies for Problem                     Solving

• Guess and check to problem solve
• Acting out to solve a problem
• Using a table to solve a problem