# Primer

## Primer

###### An introduction to mathematics.

In the Primer level your child will learn not only how to write numerals but also addition and subtraction, basic counting, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system. It’s an introduction to "doing math."

Major Concepts and Skills Include:

• Counting objects and developing numeracy
• Understanding place value
• Recognizing number names and symbols
• Understanding addition and subtraction with concrete and representational models
• Understanding and writing the symbols +, – and =
• Addition and subtraction of select 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 Primer's Scope and Sequence

• Number Recognition
• Writing Numerals
• Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
• Geometric Shapes: Rectangles
• Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
• Geometric Shapes: Circles
• Number Recognition And Writing Numerals
• Geometric Shapes: Triangles
• Place Value: Units And Tens
• Place Value: Hundreds
• Unit Bars
• Counting To 20
• Shapes: Squares; Addition: 4 + 4 And 5 + 5
• Skip Counting By Two
• Skip Counting By 10