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Time4Learning is an online studentpaced learning system covering preschool through middle school. It is popular as a first grade homeschool curriculum, for afterschool enrichment, for remediation, and for summer study.
The lesson plans below provide a detailed list of the first grade math curriculum, with brief activity descriptions and learning activity (LA) numbers. Additional resources related to first grade math are also provided, below.
Students enrolled in first grade math will have access to both kindergarten and second grade math lessons as part of their membership, so they can move ahead or review at their own pace.
If you are just learning about Time4Learning, we'd suggest first looking at our interactive lesson demos. Members often use this page as a resource for more detailed planning, to choose specific activities using the activity finder or to compare our curriculum with state standards.
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Answer Key

Quiz

Read Numbers: Read whole numbers up to 100. Use onetoone correspondence to count objects up to 100. 
Stop and Smell the Flowers 

10147 

Lesson Quiz: Read Numbers 



Compare Numbers: Compare and order whole numbers up to 100 by understanding the concepts of greater than, less than, and equality. 
A Day at the Beach 

10097 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Numbers 



Ordinal Numbers: Match ordinal numbers with an ordered set of up to ten items. Identify first, second, and third by name. 
Going Bananas Over Ordinals 

10092 

Lesson Quiz: Ordinal Numbers 



Count Numbers: Count forward and backward by ones and count forward by tens from any number less than 100. 
Number Magic 

10100 

Lesson Quiz: Count Numbers 



Place Value: Identify the place value of a digit in whole numbers to 100. Identify the value of digits up to the hundreds place. 
Places, Everyone! 

10101 

Lesson Quiz: Place Value 



Compare with Place Value: Group objects by tens and ones. Compare and order whole numbers up to 100 using place value. 
Sticker Fun 

10194 

Lesson Quiz: Compare with Place Value 



Count by Twos and Fives: Count forward by twos and fives up to 50. 
There's a Faster Way 

10103 

Lesson Quiz: Count by Twos and Fives 



Odd and Even Numbers: Model and identify even and odd numbers. 
Odd Man Out 

10114 

Lesson Quiz: Odd and Even Numbers 



Chapter Test: Number Sense 

Equal and Unequal Parts: Identify equal and unequal parts of wholes. 
Pizza Party 

10195 

Lesson Quiz: Equal and Unequal Parts 



Halves and Fourths: Identify and demonstrate fractions (1/2, 1/4) as parts of whole and parts of a set using concrete materials and drawings. 
The Art of Fractions 

10118 

Lesson Quiz: Halves and Fourths 



Thirds: Identify and demonstrate thirds and 1/3 of wholes using concrete materials and objects. 
Fraction Fair 

10112 

Lesson Quiz: Thirds 



Equal Fractions: Identify equivalent fractional parts as a whole. 
The Whole Picnic 

10148 

Lesson Quiz: Equal Fractions 



Chapter Test: Fractions 

Adding and Subtracting: Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of addition and subtraction by using language such as put together, take away, increase, decrease, compare, and find the difference. Relate informal language to mathematical language and symbols. 
Something Fishy 

10120 

The Truth About Addition and Subtraction 

OA007 

Activity Quiz: The Truth About Addition and Subtraction 

AQOA007 

Lesson Quiz: Adding and Subtracting 



Place Value: When given any number up to 100, identify one more than, one less than, 10 more than, and 10 less than. 
Number Jump 

10121 

Lesson Quiz: Place Value 



Equal Numbers: Using diagrams and/or numerical expressions, represent equivalent forms of the same number up to 12. 
Card Buddies 

10119 

Lesson Quiz: Equal Numbers 



Onedigit Addition: Solve onedigit addition problems. 
Addition Farm 

10122 

Lesson Quiz: Onedigit Addition 



Onedigit Subtraction: Solve onedigit subtraction problems. 
Subtraction Forest 

10124 

Lesson Quiz: Onedigit Subtraction 



Sum of Three Addends: Find the sum of three onedigit numbers. 
Spot Safari 

10123 

Adding 3 Numbers (up to 10) 

OA003 

Activity Quiz: Adding 3 Numbers (up to 10) 

AQOA003 

Adding 3 Numbers (up to 20) 

OA004 

Activity Quiz: Adding 3 Numbers (up to 20) 

AQOA004 

Lesson Quiz: Sum of Three Addends 



Twodigit Addition: Solve twodigit addition problems. 
Button, Button 

10125 

Adding Within 100 

NBT003 

Activity Quiz: Adding Within 100 

AQNBT003 

Explaining How to Add 

NBT004 

Activity Quiz: Explaining How to Add 

AQNBT004 

Lesson Quiz: Twodigit Addition 



Zero as a Placeholder: Explain the meaning of zero and its function as a placeholder. Explore adding and subtracting zero. 
Thinking About Zero 

10126 

Lesson Quiz: Zero as a Placeholder 



Addition and Subtraction Strategies: Solve for basic addition and subtraction facts by using strategies such as counting on, counting back, doubling, doubling plus one, and making ten. 
Collecting Postcards 

10127 

Wash Day 

10129 

Decomposing to Get a Ten  Addition 

OA005 

Activity Quiz: Decomposing to Get a Ten  Addition 

AQOA005 

Decomposing to Get a Ten  Subtraction 

OA006 

Activity Quiz: Decomposing to Get a Ten  Subtraction 

AQOA006 

Lesson Quiz: Addition and Subtraction Strategies 



OneDigit Word Problems: Solve addition and subtraction onedigit word problems by selecting the proper operation. 
No Problem Pond 

10128 

Lesson Quiz: OneDigit Word Problems 



Problem Solving Strategies: Choose an appropriate method, such as using concrete materials, mental math, or paper and pencil to solve realworld addition and subtraction problems. 
Wonder Sally 

10140 

Lesson Quiz: Problem Solving Strategies 



Estimation Language: Use the appropriate language of estimation such as about, near, closer to, and between to identify and describe numbers in realworld situations. 
Flying Kites 

10130 

Lesson Quiz: Estimation Language 



Estimate: Estimate reasonable answers to compare amounts, count objects, and solve basic facts. 
Monkey Business 

10131 

Estimating Cookies 

10132 

Lesson Quiz: Estimate 



Chapter Test: Operations 

Coin Values: Identify and name the values of coins (penny, nickel, dime) and show different combinations of coins that equal the same value, up to 75˘. Recognize and use the cents sign. 
Perfect Cents 

10133 

Lesson Quiz: Coin Values 



Count Money: Identify and count money to equal an amount using the fewest coins. 
Piggy Bank Jingle 

10134 

Lesson Quiz: Count Money 



Model Money Amounts: Identify and count money to equal an amount using the fewest coins. 
More Than One Way 

10135 

Lesson Quiz: Model Money Amounts 



Add and Subtract Money: Solve simple addition and subtraction problems involving the use of pennies, nickels, and dimes up to 50˘. 
Adding at the Lemonade Stand 

10136 

Selling Lemonade 

10137 

Lesson Quiz: Add and Subtract Money 



Chapter Test: Money 

Sort Using One Attribute: Sort and classify objects by one attribute. 
Sorting Things Out 

10138 

Lesson Quiz: Sort Using One Attribute 



Sort Using Two Attributes: Sort and classify objects by two or more attributes. 
The Super Sorter 

10139 

Lesson Quiz: Sort Using Two Attributes 



Rules for Sorting: Justify rules for sorting and classifying. 
Fun Sports 

10198 

Lesson Quiz: Rules for Sorting 



Build Patterns: Use one attribute to create a pattern. Identify errors in repeating patterns. 
Perfect Patterns 

10141 

Lesson Quiz: Build Patterns 



Classify Patterns: Classify, describe, and extend patterns of objects using a wide variety of attributes (i.e., size, shape, color). 
All Kinds of Patterns 

10142 

Lesson Quiz: Classify Patterns 



Picture and Number Patterns: Predict and extend pictorial patterns. Identify and generate patterns in number pairs by adding to a Tchart. 
Perfect Predictions 

10143 

Lesson Quiz: Picture and Number Patterns 



Repeating and Growing Patterns: Explore and create repeating patterns and growing patterns and generate rule for such patterns. 
Time to Get Growing 

10144 

Lesson Quiz: Repeating and Growing Patterns 



Patterns on a Hundreds Chart: Explore patterns of numbers on a hundreds chart. 
A Hundreds Chart Helps 

10146 

Lesson Quiz: Patterns on a Hundreds Chart 



Skip Counting: Use patterns to skip count by 2s, 5s, and 10s to 100. Understand and identify odd and even numbers. 
Skip Counting Patterns 

10145 

Lesson Quiz: Skip Counting 



Extend Number Patterns: Predict and extend existing numerical patterns using addition. 
Rhino Raider 

10171 

Lesson Quiz: Extend Number Patterns 



Chapter Test: Patterns 

Order Property: Use the Commutative Property of Addition in solving problems. 
Rubber Duckies 

10172 

Lesson Quiz: Order Property 



Add and Subtract Numbers: Using objects and pictures, model situations that involve the addition and subtraction of whole numbers. 
Back to Work 

10161 

Lesson Quiz: Add and Subtract Numbers 



Fact Families: Identify fact families by understanding the patterns in related addition and subtraction sentences. 
Fact Finding 

10160 

Lesson Quiz: Fact Families 



Number Sentences: Using objects, create models that represent a variety of number sentences including the missing addend. 
Surf's Up 

10173 

Lesson Quiz: Number Sentences 



Equal and Unequal: Use concrete objects and pictorial representations to explore equalities and inequalities. 
Stick to It 

10162 

Lesson Quiz: Equal and Unequal 



Greater Than and Less Than: Use concrete objects to solve number sentences with equalities and inequalities using the symbols <, =, >. 
Sticky Situation 

10163 

Lesson Quiz: Greater Than and Less Than 



Solve for Unknown Numbers: Solve addition and subtraction problems with an unknown number represented by a geometric shape. 
Across the Swamp 

10164 

Milk Bottle Bash 

10165 

Lesson Quiz: Solve for Unknown Numbers 



Chapter Test: Algebra 

Straight and Curved Lines: Compare plane figures based on their straight and curved lines. 
Bongo Gets It Straight! 

10094 

Lesson Quiz: Straight and Curved Lines 



Open and Closed Shapes: Identify open and closed figures. 
Open SezAMe 

10093 

Lesson Quiz: Open and Closed Shapes 



Plane and Solid Shapes: Identify circles, triangles, and rectangles (including squares), and describe the shape of balls, boxes, cans, and cones. Sort shapes by attributes (sides, curves, corners). 
Fishing for Shapes 

10196 

Solid Descriptions 

10197 

All Sorts of Ways 

10095 

Lesson Quiz: Plane and Solid Shapes 



Special Plane Shapes: Recognize plane shapes such as hexagons, trapezoids, and rhombi. 
How Will I Know? 

10113 

Lesson Quiz: Special Plane Shapes 



Attributes of Plane Shapes: Describe and compare attributes (sides, vertices, angles) of twodimensional shapes. 
Lost and Found 

10149 

Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Plane Shapes 



Name Solid Shapes: Recognize solid shapes such as spheres, cylinders, cones, and cubes. 
Hang Ten 

10166 

Lesson Quiz: Name Solid Shapes 



Attributes of Solid Shapes: Describe and compare attributes (edges, vertices, faces) of threedimensional shapes. 
A Dream Home Come True 

10150 

Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Solid Shapes 



Congruent Shapes: Identify congruent two and threedimensional shapes. 
Along for the Ride 

10104 

Stuck on Shapes 

10167 

Lesson Quiz: Congruent Shapes 



Chapter Test: Shapes 

Positions of Objects: Describe relative positions of objects or shapes using words such as top, middle, on, inside, and outside. 
Sail Away 

10174 

Lesson Quiz: Positions of Objects 



Direction Words: Interpret directional words such as left, right, up, and down. 
Where Did It Go? 

10255 

Lesson Quiz: Direction Words 



Position Words: Identify, locate, and move objects according to positional words such as to the left, above, and behind. 
Hidden Treasure 

10115 

Lesson Quiz: Position Words 



The Number Line: Locate, plot, and identify known and unknown numbers on a number line from 0 to 20 by ones and from 1 to 100 by tens. 
Special Delivery 

10199 

Lesson Quiz: The Number Line 



Chapter Test: Positions 

Slides and Turns: Identify slides and turns with objects. 
All Turned Around 

10151 

Lesson Quiz: Slides and Turns 



Congruent Shapes: Identify matching pairs of congruent figures that have been turned or flipped. 
Match It Up 

10152 

Lesson Quiz: Congruent Shapes 



Symmetry: Identify lines of symmetry in twodimensional shapes. 
Super Symmetry 

10153 

Lesson Quiz: Symmetry 



Chapter Test: Using Shapes 

Build Shapes: Create twodimensional and threedimensional shapes using other shapes (e.g., two squares make a rectangle). 
Gem of an Idea 

10096 

Making Shapes 

G011 

Activity Quiz: Making Shapes 

AQG011 

Building Solids 

G012 

Activity Quiz: Building Solids 

AQG012 

Lesson Quiz: Build Shapes 



Plane and Solid Shapes: Recognize two and threedimensional shapes from various perspectives. 
Super Shape Safari 

10154 

Lesson Quiz: Plane and Solid Shapes 



Perimeter and Area: Compare perimeter and area of twodimensional shapes in terms of less than, equal to, or greater than. 
Mango's Diner 

10168 

Lesson Quiz: Perimeter and Area 



Shapes Around Us: Recognize geometric shapes in the environment. 
Hunting at Home 

10155 

Lesson Quiz: Shapes Around Us 



Pattern Blocks: Use pattern blocks to form shapes. Identify combined shapes in nature, art, and architecture. 
Pictures with Pattern Blocks 

10116 

Lesson Quiz: Pattern Blocks 



Chapter Test: Spatial Sense 

Calendar: Identify the names of the week and months of the year using a calendar. 
Keeping Track of Time 

10156 

Lesson Quiz: Calendar 



Passage of Time: Identify the key words that name the passage of time such as yesterday, afternoon, night, and day. 
Time Signals 

10157 

Lesson Quiz: Passage of Time 



Tools for Telling Time: Identify tools for measuring time such as clocks and calendars and name parts of each tool. 
It's About Time 

10158 

Lesson Quiz: Tools for Telling Time 



Time to the Hour and Halfhour: Tell time on analog and digital clocks to hour and half hour, and relate time events using shorter/longer. 
Dinnertime at the Swamp 

10169 

Lesson Quiz: Time to the Hour and Halfhour 



Elapsed Time: Solve simple realworld problems involving elapsed time to the hour and half hour and minutes. 
Time to Go 

10159 

Lesson Quiz: Elapsed Time 



Chapter Test: Time 

Nonstandard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure lengths. 
Subrageous 

10175 

Lesson Quiz: Nonstandard Units 



Compare Lengths: Compare the length of two or more objects by using direct comparison or by using nonstandard units. 
Snake Safari 

10176 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Lengths 



Customary Units: Use customary units to measure, compare, and order objects according to lengths, in inches and feet. 
Fish Tales 

10170 

Lesson Quiz: Customary Units 



Tools and Units: Choose the appropriate unit and tool to measure length. 
Easy Does It 

10177 

Lesson Quiz: Tools and Units 



Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to lengths. 
A Good Day Fishing 

10178 

Lesson Quiz: Metric Units 



Chapter Test: Length 

Nonstandard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure weights. 
Up, Up and Away! 

10256 

Lesson Quiz: Nonstandard Units 



Compare Weights: Compare the weight of two or more objects by using direct comparison or by using nonstandard units. 
Cool Comparing 

10182 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Weights 



Customary Units: Compare the weight of two or more objects using customary units and identify the tools for measuring weight. 
Way Out Weigher 

10180 

Lesson Quiz: Customary Units 



Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to weights. 
Fruity Tooty 

10181 

Lesson Quiz: Metric Units 



Chapter Test: Weight 

Nonstandard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure capacity. 
Secret Formula 

10183 

Lesson Quiz: Nonstandard Units 



Compare Capacity: Compare the capacity of two or more containers using direct comparison. 
The Mad Scientist 

10184 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Capacity 



Customary Units: Compare the capacity (in cups, pints, and quarts) of two or more containers. Identify the tools for measuring capacity. 
The Potion 

10185 

Lesson Quiz: Customary Units 



Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to capacity. 
Invisible Ape 

10186 

Lesson Quiz: Metric Units 



Chapter Test: Capacity 

Measure Temperature: Using a Fahrenheit thermometer, tell temperature to the nearest 10 degrees. Match temperature in degrees Fahrenheit to the feeling outside of a warm or cold day. 
These Funny Numbers 

10258 

Lesson Quiz: Measure Temperature 



Compare Temperature: Compare temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit of two or more objects. Identify tools for measuring temperature. 
How Can I Compare? 

10257 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Temperature 



Chapter Test: Temperature 

Tally Table: Sort objects into categories and create a tally table. 
Cool Fruit Stand 

10187 

Lesson Quiz: Tally Table 



Pictographs: Organize and record data in pictographs. 
Pictograph Power 

10188 

Lesson Quiz: Pictographs 



Bar Graphs: Organize and record data in bar graphs. 
So Many Marbles 

10189 

Lesson Quiz: Bar Graphs 



Chapter Test: Graphing 

Compare Data: Interpret data and explore range and mode in simple graphs. 
Delicious Data 

10190 

Lesson Quiz: Compare Data 



Make Predictions: Use data to make predictions about events or situations. 
Next Customer 

10191 

Lesson Quiz: Make Predictions 



Chapter Test: Using Data 

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