Quarter 1 Math Concepts/Skills

Unit 1-

Essential Questions:

Why are numbers important?

How do I determine the best numerical representation for a given situation?

Why is it helpful to use a tool for counting?

Vocabulary:  base ten blocks, calendar, date, degree, exploration, Fahrenheit, geoboard, number line, number story, number grid, pattern blocks, tally mark, tool kit, pattern blocks, slate, temperature, thermometer

Skills covered:

*Count up to 120 from a given number.

*Read any number up to 120.

*Write any number up to 120.

*Label a set of objects with a written numeral up to 120.

*Use tally marks to represent a number.

Unit 2-

Essential Questions:

In what ways can operations affect numbers?

Why do we need to be able to count objects?

How can we use counting to compare objects in a set?

Why is it important to describe the time clearly (precisely)?

How can different strategies be helpful when solving a problem?

Vocabulary:  add, A.M., analog clock, cent, clockwise, estimate, hour hand, is equal to, midnight, minus, minute hand, nickel, noon, number grid, number model, penny, plus, P.M. ruler, subtract, ten frame, unit, unit box

Skills Covered:

*Count forward by ones from any number.

*Find pairs of numbers with sums of ten.

*Show a given time (hour and half-hour) on an analog clock.

*Read and record times shown on an analog clock (hour and half-hour).

*Write number models for one digit by one digit; change to more stories using the addition and equals symbols.

*Write number models for one digit by one digit: change to less stories using the subtraction and equals symbols.

*Solve one digit by one digit addition and subtraction number stories.

Unit 3-

Essential Questions:

How can identify a pattern help us solve problems?

How can different strategies be helpful when solving a problem?

Vocabulary: add, subtract, equal sign, equation, true equation, false equation, analog clock, digital clock, hour, half hour, data points, two dimensional, three dimensional, composite, half quarter, circle, half circle, quarter circle, rectangle, square, triangle, trapezoid, cube, rectangular prism, cone, cylinder, Frames and Arrows Diagram, Arrow Rule

Skills Covered:

*Solve addition and subtraction problems by counting on a number line.

*Fill in missing numbers in a “Frames and Arrows” diagram.

*Identify the rule in a “Frames and Arrows” diagram.

*Use dominoes to complete “Parts and Total” diagrams.

*Tell and write time to the nearest half-hour.