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

Additional Concepts and Skills:

  • 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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Table of Contents

  • Place Value And The Manipulatives
  • Counting To 20
  • Unit Bars
  • Addition: Symbols, +0
  • Addition: +1, Commutative Property
  • Counting To 100, Skip Counting By 10
  • Addition: +2
  • Solve For Unknown
  • Addition: +9, Mental Math
  • Addition: +8
  • Shapes: Circles And Triangles
  • Addition: Doubles
  • Rectangles, Squares; Skip Counting By 5
  • Addition: Doubles +1
  • Addition: Making 10
  • Addition: Making 9
  • 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
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