St. Simon the Apostle School
Subject Area Curriculum Goals
GRADE Kindergarten
GOALS
Students will:
1. Solve addition and subtraction of whole numbers 1 - 10.
2. Compare and order numbers to 30.
3. Estimate and graph.
4. Learn to tell time by the hour, use a calendar and recognize value of coins.
5. Identify and use tools for measuring time, length, weight, capacity and temp.
6. Identify and create number and shape patterns.
7. Identify plane shapes, symmetry, equal parts and halves.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Addition and subtraction facts to 10.
2. Sort, count and graph.
3. Tell time to the hour.
4. Order the days of the week, months of the year.
5. Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.
6. Use tools to measure time, weight, capacity and temp.
7. Wholes, halves, symmetry.
8. Squares, triangles, rectangles, circles, cylinders, cones, spheres, cube, prism.
9. Skip count by twos, five's and tens.
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Houghton Mifflin students texts and teacher manual
Overhead projector
Hundreds chart and number lines
Tactile games
Manipulatives
Smart Board
GRADE 1
GOALS Students will:
1. Solve addition and subtraction of whole numbers from 1-12.
2. Identify the concept of place value in 3-digit numbers.
3. Identify plane and solid shapes.
4. Measure objects.
5. Recognize the value of coins and count money.
6. Estimate and graph.
7. Compare and order numbers to 100.
8. Identify and create number and shape patterns
9. Identify and represent fractions of a whole.
10. Learn to tell time and use a calendar.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Addition and subtraction facts to 12.
2. Word problems.
3. Hundreds, tens and ones.
4. Circle, triangle, rectangle, oval, square, cube, cone, cylinder, sphere, prism
pyramid.
5. Measuring with inches, centimeters, pounds, kilograms, cups, pints and liters.
6. Quarter, dime, nickel and penny.
7. Estimating.
8. Create and use a bar graph and pictograph.
9. Ordinal numbers and number order.
10. Shape and number patterns.
11. Halves, thirds, fourths of a whole.
12. Telling time to hour and half hour.
13. Calendar including days, weeks and months.
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Flash cards Supplementary Worksheets Tactile Games
Manipulatives On-line Resources Smart Board Activities
Houghton Mifflin student texts and teacher manual (2005)
GRADE 2
CONTENT
1. Mathematical operations of addition and subtraction.
2. Use measurement in the appropriate ways
3. Analyze data
4. Solve word problems
5. Students will apply their knowledge of math to everyday life.
GOALS
1. Students will use and recite addition and subtraction facts through 20.
2. Students will analyze and interpret date using graphs & charts and calculating
& predicting for probability.
3. Students will identify place value for ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands.
4. Students will add and subtract two & three digit numbers using regrouping
when needed.
5. Students will identify, classify, and describe plane shapes.
6. Students will identify and count money (pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters,
half-dollars and dollars) as well as calculate with addition and subtraction.
7. Students will calculate and read time by using a calendar & clock and
understanding days, weeks, months, minutes, and hours.
8. Students will use fractions up to tenths and identify their numerator and
denominator.
9. Students will apply multiplication facts using pictures and memorization.
10. Students will apply number concepts through 1000 by reading & writing, even
& odds, ordering, skip counting, completing and extending patterns, and
comparing values.
11. Students will perform mental math and participate in speed drills to increase
computation speed.
12. Students will apply various strategies to solve word problems (drawing a
picture).
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Worksheets
Base ten blocks
Plane shapes
Flash cards
Clock
"Play" money
Rulers
Math - Houghton Mifflin
Text
Test
Practice Black line masters
GRADE 3
GOALS Students will:
1. Identify place value in numbers to 6 digits.
2. Calculate addition and subtraction to 4 digits.
3. Master multiplication and division basic facts and apply to 3 digits calculations.
4. Demonstrate ability to read information from graphs and charts.
5. Count money.
6. Identify and compare fractional parts.
7. Compare, order, and round numbers to 4 digits.
8. Classify geometric figures.
9. Demonstrate time telling skills.
10. Apply operations ( + - x ÷) to problem solving.
11. Use pre-algebra properties in computation.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Write, identify and read place value using expanded form, word names,
and digit values.
2. Perform regrouping operations in addition and subtraction across three places.
3. Multiply three digit factor by one digit factor.
4. Divide three digit dividend by one digit divisor.
5. Interpret information using charts, bar graphs, pictographs, and tables.
6. Count money amounts and change.
7. Name fractional parts of wholes and sets, compare fractions with like and
unlike denominators, add and subtract fractions with same denominators.
8. Solve problems using estimation skills.
9. Identify lines, line segments, rays, angles.
10. Classify plane figures, triangles, and quadrilaterals.
11. Measure time to the minute in both numbers and words.
12. Compute elapsed time.
13. Apply Zero Property, Commutative Property, Associative Property, and
Distributive Property in solving equations.
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
GRADE 4
GOALS Students will:
1. Identify place value to hundred million.
2. Compare, order, and round numbers.
3. Compute sums, differences, products and quotients of multi-digit numbers.
4. Find sums and differences of fractions and decimals.
5. Recognize characteristics of geometric figures.
6. Find perimeter, area, and volume of polygons.
7. Interpret line, double bar, and circle graphs.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Place value through millions.
2. Compare, order, round whole numbers.
3. Adding and subtracting whole numbers.
4. Multiplying and dividing facts to ten.
5. Algebraic Reasoning - order of operation, words and compare expression,
variables and equations.
6. Multiplying by one and two digit numbers.
7. Dividing by one and two digit numbers.
8. Number Theory - prime/composite numbers and average.
9. Graph Data Double Bar/Circle and Line Graphs.
10. Geometry - plane figures.
11. Congruence, symmetry, perimeter, area and volume.
12. Adding and subtracting - fractions - like and unlike denominators.
13. Adding and subtracting decimals.
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
SmartBoard Houghton Mifflin Math textbook
GRADE 5
GOALS Students will:
1. Identify place value through hundred billions.
2. Round whole numbers to millions and decimals to thousandths.
3. Compute sums, differences, products and quotients of multi-digit whole
numbers, fractions, mixed numbers.
4. Find sums, differences, and products of decimals.
5. Determine factors LCM and GCF of numbers.
6. Find perimeter area, volume and circumference.
7. Compare and relate fractions, decimals, and percents.
8. Analyze information using various graphs.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Place value of whole numbers and decimals.
2. Adding and subtracting whole numbers.
3. Multiplying whole numbers by one and two digit numbers.
4. Dividing by one digit and two digit numbers.
5. Graph data - double bar and double line.
6. Mean median mode and range.
7. Number theory and fraction concepts.
8. Adding and subtracting fractions - like and unlike denominators; mixed
numbers unlike denominators.
9. Adding and subtracting decimals.
10. Multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers.
11. Multiplying and dividing decimals.
12. Geometry: plane figures.
13. Perimeter area and circumference.
14. Solid figures, surface area and volume.
15. Ratio and proportion.
16. Percent: relate fractions decimals and percents; compare fractions, decimals
and percents.
17. Probability.
18. Equations and functions.
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
SmartBoard Manipulatives Educational games
GRADE 6
GOALS Students will:
1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, fractions, and integers.
2. Solve one-step equations.
3. Solve problems using ratios, percents, and proportions.
4. Organize data using a variety of graphs.
5. Classify geometric figures and use them in problem-solving activities.
6. Make predictions using probability.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Place value with decimals
2. Comparison of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and percents
3. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals and fractions
4. Algebraic expressions
5. One-step equations with positive rational numbers
6. Ratios, proportions, and cross products
7. Relationship between percents, fractions, and decimals
8. Bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, and stem and leaf plots
9. Points, lines, segments, rays, angles, and polygons
10. Perimeter and area of triangles and parallelograms
11. Area and circumference of circles
12. Volume / surface area of prisms
13. Operations with integers
14. Experimental and theoretical probability
15. Counting principle and permutations
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Prentice Hall Mathematics Course I
Smart board
Various manipulatives (fraction circles, unit cubes, etc.)
Calculators (used occasionally)
GRADE 7
GOALS Students will:
1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, fractions, and integers.
2. Solve one-step and two-step equations and inequalities.
3. Solve problems using ratios, percents, and proportions.
4. Classify geometric figures and use them in problems-solving activities.
5. Graph linear and quadratic functions by plotting points.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Comparison of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, and integers
2. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals, fractions,
and integers
3. One and two-step equations with all integers and positive fractions and
decimals.
4. Scientific notation
5. Ratios, proportions, cross products, and similar shapes
6. Relationship between percents, fractions, and decimals, including percents
less than one or greater than 100.
7. Percent equations
8. Points, lines, segments, rays, angles, polygons, and construction
9. Perimeter and area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids
10. Square roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
11. Area and circumference of circles
12. Volume and surface area of prisms and cylinders
13. Function rules
14. Graphs of lines, parabolas, and absolute value functions
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Prentice Hall Mathematics Course II
Smart board
Various manipulatives (fraction circles, unit cubes, etc.)
Calculators (used occasionally)
GRADE 8
GOALS Students will:
1. Add, subtract, multiply and divide all positive and negative rational
numbers.
2. Solve multi-step linear equations.
3. Graph linear and quadratic equations.
4. Solve systems of linear equations.
5. Solve two-step inequalities.
6. Simplify polynomials and rational expressions.
CONTENT/SKILLS
1. Linear equations with all rational numbers
2. Similar shapes, percents, and proportions
3. Inequalities
4. Graphing linear, quadratic, and absolute value functions
5. The distributive property and combining like terms
6. Math operations with all rational numbers
7. Multi-step linear equations
8. Slope-intercept form for graphing linear equations
9. Graphing method for solving linear systems
10. Square roots, the Pythagorean Theorem, the distance formula, and the
midpoint formula.
11. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of rational expressions
12. Addition, subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials
RESOURCES, ACTIVITIES, ASSESSMENTS
Text: Pre-Algebra (Prentice Hall)
Worksheets: Reteach, Practice and Enrichment
Calculators
Computer
Internet
SmartBoard