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First Grade Mathematics Resources

 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Game
Use this game resource with children to learn how to divide a circle into fractional parts, and fair sharing. Peg and Cat are having a birthday party for a friend! Can they help them make the cake?
Skill: Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.G.3
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Game
Use this game with children to count, measure, and look for 3-D shapes in a series of adventures on a farm, the Purple Planet, Pirate Island, and in the Magic Forest. Peg’s “Totally Rockin’ Adventures” brings together the collection's many elements into simple, game-like pathways that reinforce interrelated stories and math content. The interface is designed with little kids in mind, allowing them to move from video, to game, to video, to activity, and collect rocks along the way!
Skill: Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.MD.1
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plans
Use these teaching tips from the PBS Kids LAB to help children understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps, and measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tape. Together with a collection of fun games and activities featuring PBS KIDS characters from Odd Squad, these resources make elementary math more fun within and outside of the classroom!
Skill: Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.MD.2
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive
You're Late! This Fetch! game resource will help children learn to tell time and match time on an analog clock to time on a digital clock. Ruff's digital clock isn't working. Have children use his good old-fashioned analog watch and compare it to the digital appointment times to tell him which appointment he needs to get to next.
Skill: Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.MD.3
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plans
Data comes to the rescue! Children will collect, analyze, and represent data as they try to dodge a series of catastrophes faced by characters from their favorite PBS KIDS shows. First, they will save the citizens of Botopolis from a strange sleeping sickness by tallying up the ingredients for the antidote. Then, they will save Professor Fizzy’s melting lunch by sorting and organizing the food in his fridge and freezer. Next, they will use bar graphs and circle graphs to stop The Electric Company’s Francesca from scrambling all the words on Earth. Finally, children will try to help the Cybersquad win the big game against the evil Hacker by using data to predict where his batter will hit the ball.
Skill: Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.MD.4
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Game
GASHA GO! is a new skill-building math game that focuses on developing children’s number sense which is a sense of what numbers mean and their relationship to one another.
Skill: Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of ten (e.g., 24 + 9, 13 + 10, 27 + 40), using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.NBT.4
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
A very important concept your child learns in 1st Grade is place value. Let's look at the number 13. What does 13 really mean? We can write 13 in a place value chart. Now we see that 13 is 1 ten and 3 ones. But what does "one ten" really mean?
Skill: Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases: a. 10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones – called a “ten.” b. The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones. c. The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones).
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.NBT2
 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Game
Use this game resource to help children add by ones to get a designated sum, compare numbers, and use ordinal numbers. It's high-speed hijinks on the motorway as Peg and Cat participate in the "Talla-peg-a 20" car race!
Skill: Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Georgia Standard: MGSE1.OA.1