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Math Lesson Plan
1st Grade Curriculum

Total Activities: 211

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quiz Test
Chapter 1: "Number Sense"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Read Numbers: Read whole numbers up to 100. Use one-to-one correspondence to count objects up to 100. Stop and Smell the Flowers scored 10147 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Read Numbers quiz
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 scored 10097 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Numbers quiz
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 scored 10092 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Ordinal Numbers quiz
Count Numbers: Count forward and backward by ones and count forward by tens from any number less than 100. Number Magic scored 10100 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Count Numbers quiz
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! scored 10101 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Place Value quiz
Compare with Place Value: Group objects by tens and ones. Compare and order whole numbers up to 100 using place value. Sticker Fun scored 10194 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare with Place Value quiz
Count by Twos and Fives: Count forward by twos and fives up to 50. There's a Faster Way scored 10103 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Count by Twos and Fives quiz
Odd and Even Numbers: Model and identify even and odd numbers. Odd Man Out scored 10114 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Odd and Even Numbers quiz
: Chapter Test: Number Sense


quiz Test
Chapter 2: "Fractions"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Equal and Unequal Parts: Identify equal and unequal parts of wholes. Pizza Party scored 10195 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Equal and Unequal Parts quiz
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 scored 10118 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Halves and Fourths quiz
Thirds: Identify and demonstrate thirds and 1/3 of wholes using concrete materials and objects. Fraction Fair scored 10112 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Thirds quiz
Equal Fractions: Identify equivalent fractional parts as a whole. The Whole Picnic scored 10148 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Equal Fractions quiz
: Chapter Test: Fractions


quiz Test
Chapter 3: "Operations"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
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 scored 10120 alertanswerkey
The Truth About Addition and Subtraction nonscored OA007
Activity Quiz: The Truth About Addition and Subtraction scored AQOA007
Lesson Quiz: Adding and Subtracting quiz
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 scored 10121 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Place Value quiz
Equal Numbers: Using diagrams and/or numerical expressions, represent equivalent forms of the same number up to 12. Card Buddies scored 10119 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Equal Numbers quiz
One-digit Addition: Solve one-digit addition problems. Addition Farm scored 10122 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: One-digit Addition quiz
One-digit Subtraction: Solve one-digit subtraction problems. Subtraction Forest scored 10124 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: One-digit Subtraction quiz
Sum of Three Addends: Find the sum of three one-digit numbers. Spot Safari scored 10123 alertanswerkey
Adding 3 Numbers (up to 10) nonscored OA003
Activity Quiz: Adding 3 Numbers (up to 10) scored AQOA003
Adding 3 Numbers (up to 20) nonscored OA004
Activity Quiz: Adding 3 Numbers (up to 20) scored AQOA004
Lesson Quiz: Sum of Three Addends quiz
Two-digit Addition: Solve two-digit addition problems. Button, Button scored 10125 alertanswerkey
Adding Within 100 nonscored NBT003
Activity Quiz: Adding Within 100 scored AQNBT003
Explaining How to Add nonscored NBT004
Activity Quiz: Explaining How to Add scored AQNBT004
Lesson Quiz: Two-digit Addition quiz
Zero as a Placeholder: Explain the meaning of zero and its function as a placeholder. Explore adding and subtracting zero. Thinking About Zero scored 10126 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Zero as a Placeholder quiz
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 scored 10127 alertanswerkey
Wash Day scored 10129 alertanswerkey
Decomposing to Get a Ten - Addition nonscored OA005
Activity Quiz: Decomposing to Get a Ten - Addition scored AQOA005
Decomposing to Get a Ten - Subtraction nonscored OA006
Activity Quiz: Decomposing to Get a Ten - Subtraction scored AQOA006
Lesson Quiz: Addition and Subtraction Strategies quiz
One-Digit Word Problems: Solve addition and subtraction one-digit word problems by selecting the proper operation. No Problem Pond scored 10128 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: One-Digit Word Problems quiz
Problem Solving Strategies: Choose an appropriate method, such as using concrete materials, mental math, or paper and pencil to solve real-world addition and subtraction problems. Wonder Sally scored 10140 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Problem Solving Strategies quiz
Estimation Language: Use the appropriate language of estimation such as about, near, closer to, and between to identify and describe numbers in real-world situations. Flying Kites scored 10130 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Estimation Language quiz
Estimate: Estimate reasonable answers to compare amounts, count objects, and solve basic facts. Monkey Business scored 10131 alertanswerkey
Estimating Cookies scored 10132
Lesson Quiz: Estimate quiz
: Chapter Test: Operations


quiz Test
Chapter 4: "Money"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
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 scored 10133 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Coin Values quiz
Count Money: Identify and count money to equal an amount using the fewest coins. Piggy Bank Jingle scored 10134 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Count Money quiz
Model Money Amounts: Identify and count money to equal an amount using the fewest coins. More Than One Way scored 10135 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Model Money Amounts quiz
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 scored 10136 alertanswerkey
Selling Lemonade scored 10137 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Add and Subtract Money quiz
: Chapter Test: Money


quiz Test
Chapter 5: "Patterns"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Sort Using One Attribute: Sort and classify objects by one attribute. Sorting Things Out scored 10138 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Sort Using One Attribute quiz
Sort Using Two Attributes: Sort and classify objects by two or more attributes. The Super Sorter scored 10139 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Sort Using Two Attributes quiz
Rules for Sorting: Justify rules for sorting and classifying. Fun Sports scored 10198 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Rules for Sorting quiz
Build Patterns: Use one attribute to create a pattern. Identify errors in repeating patterns. Perfect Patterns scored 10141 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Build Patterns quiz
Classify Patterns: Classify, describe, and extend patterns of objects using a wide variety of attributes (i.e., size, shape, color). All Kinds of Patterns scored 10142 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Classify Patterns quiz
Picture and Number Patterns: Predict and extend pictorial patterns. Identify and generate patterns in number pairs by adding to a T-chart. Perfect Predictions scored 10143 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Picture and Number Patterns quiz
Repeating and Growing Patterns: Explore and create repeating patterns and growing patterns and generate rule for such patterns. Time to Get Growing scored 10144 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Repeating and Growing Patterns quiz
Patterns on a Hundreds Chart: Explore patterns of numbers on a hundreds chart. A Hundreds Chart Helps scored 10146 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Patterns on a Hundreds Chart quiz
Skip Counting: Use patterns to skip count by 2s, 5s, and 10s to 100. Understand and identify odd and even numbers. Skip Counting Patterns scored 10145 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Skip Counting quiz
Extend Number Patterns: Predict and extend existing numerical patterns using addition. Rhino Raider scored 10171 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Extend Number Patterns quiz
: Chapter Test: Patterns


quiz Test
Chapter 6: "Algebra"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Order Property: Use the Commutative Property of Addition in solving problems. Rubber Duckies scored 10172 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Order Property quiz
Add and Subtract Numbers: Using objects and pictures, model situations that involve the addition and subtraction of whole numbers. Back to Work scored 10161 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Add and Subtract Numbers quiz
Fact Families: Identify fact families by understanding the patterns in related addition and subtraction sentences. Fact Finding scored 10160 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Fact Families quiz
Number Sentences: Using objects, create models that represent a variety of number sentences including the missing addend. Surf's Up scored 10173 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Number Sentences quiz
Equal and Unequal: Use concrete objects and pictorial representations to explore equalities and inequalities. Stick to It scored 10162 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Equal and Unequal quiz
Greater Than and Less Than: Use concrete objects to solve number sentences with equalities and inequalities using the symbols <, =, >. Sticky Situation scored 10163 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Greater Than and Less Than quiz
Solve for Unknown Numbers: Solve addition and subtraction problems with an unknown number represented by a geometric shape. Across the Swamp scored 10164 alertanswerkey
Milk Bottle Bash scored 10165 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Solve for Unknown Numbers quiz
: Chapter Test: Algebra


quiz Test
Chapter 7: "Shapes"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Straight and Curved Lines: Compare plane figures based on their straight and curved lines. Bongo Gets It Straight! scored 10094 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Straight and Curved Lines quiz
Open and Closed Shapes: Identify open and closed figures. Open Sez-A-Me scored 10093 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Open and Closed Shapes quiz
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 scored 10196 alertanswerkey
Solid Descriptions scored 10197 alertanswerkey
All Sorts of Ways scored 10095 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Plane and Solid Shapes quiz
Special Plane Shapes: Recognize plane shapes such as hexagons, trapezoids, and rhombi. How Will I Know? scored 10113 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Special Plane Shapes quiz
Attributes of Plane Shapes: Describe and compare attributes (sides, vertices, angles) of two-dimensional shapes. Lost and Found scored 10149 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Plane Shapes quiz
Name Solid Shapes: Recognize solid shapes such as spheres, cylinders, cones, and cubes. Hang Ten scored 10166 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Name Solid Shapes quiz
Attributes of Solid Shapes: Describe and compare attributes (edges, vertices, faces) of three-dimensional shapes. A Dream Home Come True scored 10150 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Solid Shapes quiz
Congruent Shapes: Identify congruent two- and three-dimensional shapes. Along for the Ride scored 10104 alertanswerkey
Stuck on Shapes scored 10167 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Congruent Shapes quiz
: Chapter Test: Shapes


quiz Test
Chapter 8: "Positions"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Positions of Objects: Describe relative positions of objects or shapes using words such as top, middle, on, inside, and outside. Sail Away scored 10174 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Positions of Objects quiz
Direction Words: Interpret directional words such as left, right, up, and down. Where Did It Go? scored 10255 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Direction Words quiz
Position Words: Identify, locate, and move objects according to positional words such as to the left, above, and behind. Hidden Treasure scored 10115 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Position Words quiz
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 scored 10199 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: The Number Line quiz
: Chapter Test: Positions


quiz Test
Chapter 9: "Using Shapes"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Slides and Turns: Identify slides and turns with objects. All Turned Around scored 10151 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Slides and Turns quiz
Congruent Shapes: Identify matching pairs of congruent figures that have been turned or flipped. Match It Up scored 10152 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Congruent Shapes quiz
Symmetry: Identify lines of symmetry in two-dimensional shapes. Super Symmetry scored 10153 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Symmetry quiz
: Chapter Test: Using Shapes


quiz Test
Chapter 10: "Spatial Sense"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Build Shapes: Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes using other shapes (e.g., two squares make a rectangle). Gem of an Idea scored 10096 alertanswerkey
Making Shapes nonscored G011
Activity Quiz: Making Shapes scored AQG011
Building Solids nonscored G012
Activity Quiz: Building Solids scored AQG012
Lesson Quiz: Build Shapes quiz
Plane and Solid Shapes: Recognize two- and three-dimensional shapes from various perspectives. Super Shape Safari scored 10154 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Plane and Solid Shapes quiz
Perimeter and Area: Compare perimeter and area of two-dimensional shapes in terms of less than, equal to, or greater than. Mango's Diner scored 10168 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Perimeter and Area quiz
Shapes Around Us: Recognize geometric shapes in the environment. Hunting at Home scored 10155 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Shapes Around Us quiz
Pattern Blocks: Use pattern blocks to form shapes. Identify combined shapes in nature, art, and architecture. Pictures with Pattern Blocks scored 10116 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Pattern Blocks
: Chapter Test: Spatial Sense


quiz Test
Chapter 11: "Time"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Calendar: Identify the names of the week and months of the year using a calendar. Keeping Track of Time scored 10156 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Calendar quiz
Passage of Time: Identify the key words that name the passage of time such as yesterday, afternoon, night, and day. Time Signals scored 10157 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Passage of Time quiz
Tools for Telling Time: Identify tools for measuring time such as clocks and calendars and name parts of each tool. It's About Time scored 10158 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Tools for Telling Time quiz
Time to the Hour and Half-hour: Tell time on analog and digital clocks to hour and half hour, and relate time events using shorter/longer. Dinnertime at the Swamp scored 10169 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Time to the Hour and Half-hour quiz
Elapsed Time: Solve simple real-world problems involving elapsed time to the hour and half hour and minutes. Time to Go scored 10159 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Elapsed Time quiz
: Chapter Test: Time


quiz Test
Chapter 12: "Length"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Non-standard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure lengths. Subrageous scored 10175 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Non-standard Units quiz
Compare Lengths: Compare the length of two or more objects by using direct comparison or by using nonstandard units. Snake Safari scored 10176 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Lengths quiz
Customary Units: Use customary units to measure, compare, and order objects according to lengths, in inches and feet. Fish Tales scored 10170 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Customary Units quiz
Tools and Units: Choose the appropriate unit and tool to measure length. Easy Does It scored 10177 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Tools and Units quiz
Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to lengths. A Good Day Fishing scored 10178 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Metric Units quiz
: Chapter Test: Length


quiz Test
Chapter 13: "Weight"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Non-standard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure weights. Up, Up and Away! scored 10256 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Non-standard Units quiz
Compare Weights: Compare the weight of two or more objects by using direct comparison or by using nonstandard units. Cool Comparing scored 10182 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Weights quiz
Customary Units: Compare the weight of two or more objects using customary units and identify the tools for measuring weight. Way Out Weigher scored 10180 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Customary Units quiz
Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to weights. Fruity Tooty scored 10181 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Metric Units quiz
: Chapter Test: Weight


quiz Test
Chapter 14: "Capacity"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Non-standard Units: Use nonstandard units to estimate and measure capacity. Secret Formula scored 10183 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Non-standard Units quiz
Compare Capacity: Compare the capacity of two or more containers using direct comparison. The Mad Scientist scored 10184 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Capacity quiz
Customary Units: Compare the capacity (in cups, pints, and quarts) of two or more containers. Identify the tools for measuring capacity. The Potion scored 10185 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Customary Units quiz
Metric Units: Use metric units to measure, compare, and order objects according to capacity. Invisible Ape scored 10186 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Metric Units quiz
: Chapter Test: Capacity


quiz Test
Chapter 15: "Temperature"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
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 scored 10258 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Measure Temperature quiz
Compare Temperature: Compare temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit of two or more objects. Identify tools for measuring temperature. How Can I Compare? scored 10257 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Temperature quiz
: Chapter Test: Temperature


quiz Test
Chapter 16: "Graphing"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Tally Table: Sort objects into categories and create a tally table. Cool Fruit Stand scored 10187 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Tally Table quiz
Pictographs: Organize and record data in pictographs. Pictograph Power scored 10188 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Pictographs quiz
Bar Graphs: Organize and record data in bar graphs. So Many Marbles scored 10189 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Bar Graphs quiz
: Chapter Test: Graphing


quiz Test
Chapter 17: "Using Data"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Compare Data: Interpret data and explore range and mode in simple graphs. Delicious Data scored 10190 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Compare Data quiz
Make Predictions: Use data to make predictions about events or situations. Next Customer scored 10191 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Make Predictions quiz
: Chapter Test: Using Data


quiz Test
Chapter 18: "Probability"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet
Certain or Impossible: Identify whether an event is certain, possible, or impossible. Spinning Wheels scored 10192 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Certain or Impossible quiz
Most and Least Likely: Identify the likelihood of a given event. Likely to Have Fun scored 10193 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Most and Least Likely
: Chapter Test: Probability

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