# Alpha

## Alpha

###### Addition and subtraction for single-digit numbers and other topics.

Alpha focuses on teaching the concepts of single digit addition and subtraction. We use systematic teaching strategies to help students commit the addition and subtraction facts to memory.

Major Concepts and Skills Include:

• Understanding place value
• Extending the counting sequence
• Fluently adding all single-digit numbers
• Solving for an unknown addend
• Understanding the relationship between addition and subtraction
• Fluently subtracting all single-digit numbers

• Telling and writing time by hours and minutes
• Recognizing & drawing rectangles, squares, and circles
• Measuring length by repeating units
• Introducing halves and fourths
• Counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s
• Reading, writing & interpreting word problems

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Explore Alpha's Scope and Sequence

• Place Value And The Manipulatives
• Counting To 20
• Unit Bars
• Counting To 100, Skip Counting By 10
• Solve For Unknown
• Shapes: Circles And Triangles
• Rectangles, Squares; Skip Counting By 5
• Addition Of The Extras: 3 + 5, 4 + 7, 5 + 7
• Introduction To Subtraction
• Subtraction: –1 And –0
• Subtraction: –2
• Subtraction: –9
• Subtraction: –8
• Subtraction: Doubles
• Subtraction: Making 10
• Subtraction: Making 9
• Subtraction: Extras
• Subtraction By 7, Or Adding Up By 3
• Subtraction By 6, Or Adding Up By 4
• Subtraction By 5, Or Adding Up By 5
• Subtraction By 3 And 4
• Telling Time: Minutes
• Telling Time: Hours