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Mathematics Curriculum Framework - November 2000

Learning Standards by Strand

Patterns, Relations, and Algebra
for Grades 1-2

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Understand patterns, relations, and functions
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Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols
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Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships
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Analyze change in various contexts

Learning Standards

Students engage in problem solving, communicating, reasoning, connecting, and representing as they:

Identify, reproduce, describe, extend, and create simple rhythmic, shape, size, number, color, and letter repeating patterns. cross symbol
Identify different patterns on the hundreds chart. cross symbol
Describe and create addition and subtraction number patterns, e.g., 1, 4, 7, 10...; or 25, 23, 21.... cross symbol
Skip count by twos, fives, and tens up to at least 50, starting at any number. cross symbol
Construct and solve open sentences that have variables, e.g., square variable + 7 = 10. solid circle symbol
Write number sentences using +, -, <, = , and/or > to rep-resent mathematical relationships in everyday situations. solid triangle symbol
Describe functions related to trading, including coin trades and measurement trades, e.g., five pennies make one nickel or four cups make one quart. solid triangle symbol


Exploratory Concepts and Skills

  • Investigate situations with variables as unknowns and as quantities that vary.


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Last Updated: November 1, 2000
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