1st grade

Elementary School Standards - Grade 1


Reading Literature

RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Reading Informational

RI.1.3 Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information

in a text.

Reading Foundational

RF.1.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

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Essential Concept #1- Place Value (ALCOS Standard #10):

Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. [1.NBT.2]

Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number without having to count; explain the reasoning used. [1.NBT.5]

Essential Concept #2- Addition & Subtraction within 20 (ALCOS Standard #1, 5, 6):

Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems.[1.OA.1]

Relate counting to addition and subtraction. [1.OA.5]

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. [1.OA.6]

Essential Concept #3- Place Value to Add (ALCOS Standard #12):

Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. [1.NBT.4]