1st Grade

1st Grade



  • ​​I can solve addition and subtraction word problems using objects, drawings, and equations within 20

  • I can use addition facts to help me solve subtraction problems.

  • I can give an example and explain how subtraction can be written as an addition equation.

  • I can use properties of operations to add and subtract (commutative and associative).

  • I can add within 20 demonstrating fluency to 10.

  • I can subtract within 20 demonstrating fluency to 10.

  • I can count to 120 starting at any number and read, write, and represent numerals to 120.

  • I can use the symbols (>, <, =) to compare two digit numbers.

  • I can mentally add 10 more or 10 less to a number.

  • I can solve addition word problems using objects, drawings and equations within 20.

  • I can solve subtraction word problems using objects, drawings and equations within 20.

  • I can organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories.

  • I can show how to measure the length of an object using non-standard units without gaps or overlaps.

  • I can tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

  • I can fluently read and understand text at a first grade level (F&P end of the year levels are I/J/K).

  • I can ask and answer questions about the setting, characters, and major events of a story

  • I can compare and contrast the experiences of different characters

  • I can explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction texts

  • I can learn and use letter patterns to help me spell, read, and write

  • I can write to describe an event, provide information on a topic, or share an opinion with an introduction, supporting details, and a conclusion

  • I can participate in class discussions by listening, responding and asking questions

  • I can read stories and show I understand the lesson or moral of a story

  • I can identify the facts an author gives to support points in an informational text

  • I can identify key details in a text (who, what, where, when, and how)

  • I can describe a connection between two individuals, two events, or two pieces of information in a text

  • I can break words into beginning, middle, and ending sound segments

  • I can identify the characters, setting, and major events in a story


Social Studies

  • I can plan and show that vibrating objects make sound and that sound makes objects vibrate.

  • I can demonstrate how objects can only be seen when illuminated.

  • I can determine the effect light has on objects made of different materials.

  • I can communicate over a distance by creating a device that uses light or sound.

  • I can design a solution to a human problem by mimicking plant and animal survival characteristics.

  • I can read texts and use media to determine animal behaviors that help their young survive.

  • I can observe and share how young animals and plants are similar to their parents.

  • I can observe and describe predictable patterns made by the sun, moon, and stars.

  • I can observe how daylight changes throughout the year.

  • I can explain the rights and duties of being a good citizen in my school/district

  • I can identify groups within my school/community and compare their rights and responsibilities.

  • I can identify, explain and create a representation of the physical features of a familiar place

  • I can compare my perspective to those of people in the past

  • I can identify patterns of change through time

  • I can explain the difference between a good and a service.

  • I can explain how and why money is used.

 Music Art
  • I can use my singing voice.

  • I can read, notate, and use music vocabulary accurately.

  • I can move accurately with a variety of music.

  • I can play a variety of instruments with correct technique

  • I can participate and contribute positively in music.

  • I can use “play” to make discoveries about art in my world

  • I can experiment with both 2D and 3D using a variety of materials

  • I can learn how to be safe using the materials and tools that make art.


  • I can learn to write my name on my art

  • I can talk about my art

  • I can build on my interests


  • I can select my art to display

  • I can explain to my teacher what my art means to me

  • I can be actively involved in group discussions about art


  • I can watch others use the internet, and understand it’s use to an artist

  • I can recognize the reasons that people make art

  • I can become involved with colors and how they make me feel

  • I can find art in the community