## What math facts should a 1st grader know?

What Math Should a 1st Grader Know

- Be able to count, identify and write numbers.
- Perform one-digit addition and subtraction.
- Have an understanding of quantity (more and less)
- Familiarity with patterns and shapes.
- Knowledge of place value (ones, tens, etc.)

### How do you teach math facts to first graders?

How to teach your child the addition facts

- Step 1: Break it up. Instead of overwhelming your child with all of the addition facts at once, first break the facts into smaller groups.
- Step 2: Visualize and strategize.
- Step 3: Practice those facts until they’re mastered.
- Step 4: Mix those facts with other facts.

**How many math facts should a first grader know in a minute?**

Howell and Nolet (2000) recommend an expectation of 40 correct facts per minute, with a modification for students who write at less than 100 digits per minute.

**How do you teach basic math facts?**

6 Ways for kids to practice math facts

- Write them out. Use a smartboard, a whiteboard, a blackboard, or even just a plain piece of paper and have a child write them out as you say them aloud.
- Make use of magnetic numbers.
- Say them aloud.
- Type them out.
- Show them on a calculator.
- Arrange objects on a flat surface.

## How can I make my math facts fun?

20 Totally Fun Ways to Practice Math Facts

- Face off in Dice War. Dice games are fantastic in the classroom!
- Assemble math facts grab bags.
- Play Shut the Box.
- Play math facts war.
- Turn an egg carton into a problem generator.
- Assemble a domino puzzle.
- Circle math facts in a Number Search.
- Use flashcards to play Fifteen in a Row.

### How fast should students be with math facts?

The minimum correct rate for basic facts should be set at 30 to 40 problems per minute, since this rate has been shown to be an indicator of success with more complex tasks (Miller & Heward, 1992, p. 100).” Rates of 40 problems per minute seem more likely to continue to accelerate than the lower end at 30.