Ontario Curriculum Correlation for 1st Grade Mathville

"Specific Expectations" from The Ontario Curriculum: Grades 1 - 8 Mathematics are followed by the title of the activity from First Grade Mathville that corresponds to the skill.

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Grade 1: Number Sense and Numeration

- Quantity Relationships
– represent, compare, and order whole numbers to 50

- divide whole objects into parts and identify and describe, through investigation, equal-sized parts of the whole, using fractional names (e.g., halves; fourths or quarters).

- Counting
demonstrate, using concrete materials, the concept of one-to-one correspondence between number and objects when counting

- count forward by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100

- Operational Sense
- solve a variety of problems involving the addition and subtraction of whole numbers to 20, using concrete materials and drawings

- solve problems involving the addition and subtraction of single-digit whole numbers, using a variety of mental strategies (e.g., one more than, one less than, counting on, counting back);

Grade 1: Measurement

- read demonstration digital and analogue clocks, and use them to identify benchmark times (e.g., times for breakfast, lunch, dinner; the start and end of school; bedtime) and to tell and write time to the hour and half-hour in everyday settings;

Tell Time

Grade 1: Geometry and Spatial Sense

- identify common two-dimensional shapes (e.g., circles, triangles, rectangles, squares)

- sort and classify common two-dimensional shapes by their attributes

Sort Shapes

- compose patterns, pictures, and designs, using common two-dimensional shapes

Make a Shape

Grade 1: Data Management and Probability

- demonstrate an ability to organize objects into categories by sorting and classifying objects using one attribute

Sort Shapes

- collect and organize primary data that is categorical and display the data using one-to-one correspondence, prepared templates of concrete graphs and pictographs (with titles and labels)


- read primary data presented in concrete graphs and pictographs, and describe the data using comparative language (e.g.,more students chose summer than winter as their single favourite season);

Read Graphs

- pose and answer questions about collected data

Read Graphs

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