## KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten is a time of hands on games that involve counting, comparing, sorting, and ordering objects. Children learn about numbers, quantities, and shapes. They examine patterns and designs. They learn that objects have properties such as length, weig...

First grade students learn basic addition and subtraction facts and practice until they can add and subtract small numbers with ease. They learn about place values, work more with sets, and meet simple fractions.  In making measurements, students move fr...

Second grade students work more on adding and subtracting, and also begin to multiply. They continue working with patterns and sequences; measure with appropriate units; study properties of some basic shapes;  and use simple graphs. As before, chi...

Third grade students should already know their basic addition and subtraction facts. During this year, they also learn multiplication facts and corresponding division facts. Children practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers. T...

## DOES YOUR CHILD KNOW BASIC MATH ...

Here are some examples of the kinds of math facts your child should learn during the primary years. By the end of the third grade, she should be able to explain and use most of the following terms, concepts, and symbols. The signs >, <, and = mean &...

## QUESTIONS TO ASK THE TEACHER

In the primary grades, you may want to ask the teacher questions such as: What facts and skills do you expect my child to learn in the coming weeks? Can you show me examples of problems you expect my child to be able to solve by the end of the semester? D...