Creating a Strong Foundation for the Future

In 1st grade, many children are still adjusting to the routine of school, let alone specific topic areas. The good news is by investing in 1st grade math tutoring, you’re giving your child a real edge. With our tutors’ hands-on help, you’ll see your child make visible progress with every math lesson — magical moments when concepts click, your child’s face lights up and learning becomes ... fun!

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Addition and Subtraction

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Understand addition and subtraction concepts using concrete objects and pictorial representation
  • Add and subtract two, one-digit numbers without using objects or pictures
  • Add a two-digit number to a one- or two-digit number with no regrouping
  • Add three or more one-digit numbers
  • Identify fact families with sums 0-18
  • Subtract a one- and two-digit number from a two-digit number with no regrouping

Explore Addition and Subtraction through the grades.

Fractions

Your 1st grader will learn how to:

  • Identify equal parts of a region using halves, thirds and fourths
  • Understand the meaning of “fraction”
  • Identify one-half of an object

Explore Fractions through the grades.

Geometry

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to: 

  • Identify solid figures: cube, cylinder, cone, rectangular prism and sphere
  • Relate plane figures to solid figures
  • Classify and sort plane figures
  • Complete and interpret simple picture graphs, bar graphs and tables

Explore Geometry through the grades.

Measurement

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Measure height and length with nonstandard units
  • Determine more capacity or less capacity

Explore Measurement through the grades.

Numbers

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Match number words to numerals
  • Identify ordinal numbers
  • Count, order and write numbers 1-100
  • Understand the concept of place value
  • Understand “greater than” and “less than”
  • Count and write by 2s, 5s and 10s

Explore Numbers through the grades.

Problem Solving

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Select the appropriate operation and strategy to solve math problems
  • Build and strengthen math skills through problem-solving activities
  • Learn how to identify relevant and irrelevant information in a word problem

Explore Problem Solving through the grades.

Time and Money

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Identify the value of a penny, nickel, dime, quarter and one-dollar bill
  • Combine and identify the value of a collection of coins
  • Combine and identify equivalent values of coins up to $1.00
  • Identify and interpret a calendar
  • Tell and write time to the hour and half-hour using analog and digital clocks
  • Order periods of time including days of the week and months of the year

Explore Time and Money through the grades.