**What Math Should a 1st Grader Know**

## Is Khan Academy for 1st grade?

This spring many of the children who are using our app will graduate from kindergarten and move on to **first grade**. The new first-grade lessons are available now on the Khan Academy Kids. The app is 100% free with no ads, in-app purchases, or subscriptions. via

## How can I help my first grader add? (video)

## How can I help my child with math at home?

## What a 1st grader should know?

**By the end of 1st grade, kids should be able to:**

## Can first graders write?

Children in **first grade are able to write simple but complete sentences**, and they are beginning to understand when to use capital letters, commas, and periods. First graders also begin to use “story language” in their own writing, for example, incorporating phrases such as “once upon a time” and “happily ever after.” via

## What grade do kids learn multiplication?

Kids start learning multiplication in **second grade**, and division in third grade. These math concepts get more advanced as time goes on. Learning to multiply and divide is challenging for many kids. via

## What should a first grader learn in science?

**Generally, a 1st grade science curriculum should teach the following:**

## How do you add numbers to first grade? (video)

## What is the 10 strategy?

In 1st grade, as students begin learning their basic addition facts, they apply that knowledge in a strategy known as “make a ten” to help make sense of facts that might otherwise be hard to memorize, such as 8 + 4 or 9 + 5. To use the strategy, **students decompose one of the addends to make a ten from the other.** via

## How do you make a 10 grade 1? (video)

## Why is math so hard for my child?

Math can be **hard because it's a cumulative subject — it builds upon itself year after year**. This is why so many parents worry when their kids appear to get disengaged with or disconnected from math. It's vital for parents to know this doesn't necessarily mean their child lacks intelligence or drive. via

## Why is math hard for some students?

Math seems **difficult because it takes time and energy**. Many people don't experience sufficient time to "get" math lessons, and they fall behind as the teacher moves on. Many move on to study more complex concepts with a shaky foundation. We often end up with a weak structure that is doomed to collapse at some point. via