First grade math is the beginning of the journey to math understanding. So much is learned in first grade math. Students learn how study math and that in and of itself is one of the most important lessons they can learn in math. They learn how to think and find answers. It's a wonderful grade for eager math learners and the diversity of topics never ceases to excite students.
In the first grade, students will learn how to add numbers from 1 to 10 in their head. They will learn how to count to 100 and how to identify numbers from 1 to 100 by sites. They will how to recognize the different coins and use the pennies for simple addition and subtractions. They will also be introduced to the concept of 1/2 and how to use it in every day life.
Student will also learn how to use less than, more than as well as same as. They will learn how to use other comparisons words as well. They will learn how to tell basic time. They will learn about temperature difference between indoors and outdoors. They also compare objects and then learn to classify the objects. Furthermore, first grade math will teach them how to measure with everyday items like their pencil, the fingers or even a sheet of paper.
They will learn how to describe and identify simple shapes as well as describe similarities and differences in shapes. They always learn how to recognize symmetry in the shapes and the world around them.
First grade math students will learn how to identity and talk about patterns that they might find in numbers, shapes, colors and even words. They will look for the patterns in the counting charts from 1 to 100. They will even learn how to talk about these patterns. They will also create simple surveys that can be answered with a yes or no answer. Finally, they will learn how to use a graph in order to write down the number information supplied by their teacher.