First Grade Mrs. Sherri Slovensky &
Mrs. Jenny Spiers 


Everyday Math EVERYDAY
MATH PARENTS’ HOMEROOM: EVERYDAY
MATH STUDENTS’ HOMEROOM: First Grade
at a Glance Math concepts to
work on this year: telling time by the
hour and ˝ hour, practicing basic addition and subtraction facts, writing
number stories, counting by 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s to 120, and counting money
using dimes, nickels, and pennies. September Week of September 11 We will decompose
numbers within 10, find pairs of numbers that add to 10, and counting on to
add. Week of September 18 We will use unit
boxes to label objects, solve numbers stories by using the change to more and
change to less diagrams, and use number models in addition and subtraction. Week of September 25 We will find
unknown numbers in addition and subtraction number models. We will take the Unit 2 Progress
Check. We will begin Unit 3: Number Stories. We will use diagrams and number models to
represent and solve partsandtotal situations and represent number stories
with number models and solve them. October Week of October 2 We will explore
counting and order by length, and count on a number line to add and subtract. Week of October 9 We will continue
counting on the number line, use the number grid to count and discuss patterns,
and solve problems using the frames and arrows diagrams. Week of October 16 We will count with
calculators. We will take the Unit 3 Progress
Check. We will begin Unit 4: Length and Addition Facts. We will discuss length as a measurable
attribute, compare lengths. Week of October 23 We will estimate
and measure length of objects, collect data and display on a tally chart, and
create a bar graph. Week of October 30 We will learn about
doubles as a strategy for adding and subtracting within 20, record addition
facts and use combinations of 10, develop strategies for finding combinations
of 10 to add and subtract within 20, and apply properties of operations to
add three numbers. November Week of November 6 Week of November 13 Week of November 20 Week of November 27 December January February March April May Homelinks come home TuesdaysFridays. They need to be returned
the following day. If homework is not returned, your child will owe 5 minutes
of recess time.




