## Level 1 Math Goals

## I can use number talks and word problems to:

- Add and subtract within 20 using efficient strategies
- Compare numbers within 100
- Apply number sense and strategies in “mental math”
- Understand equations as true or false
- Solve problems of 3 or more addends with unknowns in all positions

## I can use memorization games and finger charts to:

- Fluently add and subtract within ten

## I can use the tens board to

- Match groups of ten to a written numeral

## I can use the teens board to:

- Compose numbers of a ten and a quantity 1-9

## I can use bead bars to:

- “count on” to solve addition problems within 20
- Demonstrate the associative property of addition when adding multiple one digit addends
- Solve addition problems with missing addends
- I can use golden beads to
- compose and decompose numbers in the bank game
- Build, read, and write two-digit numerals
- Exchange quantities between place values
- Compare two-digit numbers using symbols <, >, =
- Add and subtract within 100

## I can use the geometric cabinet to:

- Define shapes by characteristics

## I can use the constructive triangles to:

- Form composite shapes from shapes and build new shapes from composite shapes

## I can use the addition strip board to:

- Demonstrate the commutative property of addition
- Solve problems with unknowns in all positions

## I can use the subtraction strip board to:

- Decompose numbers leading to a ten
- Solve problems with unknowns in all positions

## I can use the addition snake game to:

- Apply the addition strategy “make a ten”

## I can use the squaring and cubing chains to:

- Read, write and count numerals to 120 starting anywhere

## I can use the 100 board to:

- Mentally find ten more or ten less than a given number

## I can use the stamp game to:

- Add and subtract within 100

## I can use a moveable clock to:

- Tell time to the hour and half hour

## I can use non-standard units of measurement to:

- Compare and order lengths of three objects
- Measure length to the nearest whole unit

## I can use fraction circles and metal squares to:

- Partition and label wholes into halves and fourths