1st Grade Math: Addition

   1st grade math addition facts include these skills                                                              If your child does not have a specific 1st grade math skill below, click on  a specific addition fact skill for games/activities to teach your child:

Count and Write up to 1000

Count forward and backwards 1-100. ( Part 1)
Count forward and backwards 1-100. (Part 2)
Recognize patterns like 11,9,7
Write/solve all addition facts that involve adding 1, 2 or 3 to numbers and write the equation.  (ex. 8+4, start at 8,9,10,11,12)

Write/solve addition facts that combine to equal 10.                                                               (6+4= 10, 7+3 =10. 8+2 =10).

Answer problems in which you add/take away groups to make more/less and write the matching equation.

Be aware that the commutative property applies to addition   (ex.5+2=7, 2+5=7).

Explain how fact families are related.       (5+2=7, 2+5=7, 7-5=2, 7-2+5.). 

Dear Parents,        Here is a quick refresher if you need it:                                                                         What is a fact family?  A fact family is a group of numbers that use the same numbers to make addition,subtraction, division or a multiplication sentence or equation.                           For example: 3+2=5, 2+3=5, 5-2=3, 5-3=2. 

What is the commutative property?          The "Commutative Laws" say you can swap numbers over and still get the same answer ... ... when you add: a + b = b + a.   Chances are if you are at this website your eager to support your child in math. We will show you how to make a few small changes in your day to help your child develop a love of math for a lifetime.   

The activities and games for addition facts on this site are tools for developing 1st grade math skills, you are the only one who can present these activities and games in a way that captures the interest of your child. Your child should be thinking “ I am pretty smart...I get this stuff pretty easy”. 

Approach math with a sense of eagerness to learn and curiosity about how numbers works....it is contagious.   Have fun motivating and learning with your child! 

Yours Truly,  The Crazy Math Mom

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