The Upper Grades Standards Edition Unit 1 (Addition & Subtraction Level 1) builds the concepts of and fluency with addition and subtraction within 20. Students will learn various strategies to understand operations, place value, and the base-ten system. This unit focuses on the use of TouchPoints to associate numerals and quantities. They will count forward and backward within 20, master the Touching/Counting Patterns, solve for unknowns, and apply understanding of place value.
The Upper Grades Standards Edition Unit 1 (Addition & Subtraction Level 1) builds the concepts of addition and subtraction within 20. Properties of operations, place value, comparisons, unknowns, and word problems are integrated into activities that support the teaching and learning strategies of Universal Design for Learning and the Concrete-Representational-Abstract continuum of learning. Students build a foundation for work with more complex problems.