Grade 1 Math Curriculum

Grade 1 math topics

The core math topics covered in grade 1 typically are:

Numbers and Operations 

  • Counting up to 120
  • Place value: tens and ones
  • Use place value to add and subtract
  • Word problems within 20
  • How adding and subtracting relate to each other
  • Add and subtract within 20
  • The meaning of the equal sign
  • Working with equations


  • Describe shapes
  • Circles and rectangles into parts


  • Measure length
  • Tell time
  • Organize objects

You can find greater detail in the Common Core Math Standards for Grade 1.

Free grade 1 math worksheets

Our grade 1 math worksheets extend significantly beyond core topics and are divided into 13 subject areas:

Number Charts & Counting Fractions
Number Patterns Measurement
Comparing Numbers Counting Money
Base 10 Blocks Telling Time
Place Value Geometry
Addition Word Problems

Grade 1 math workbooks

Our grade 1 math workbooks are listed below.  They are available as part of our grade 1-3 math bundle.

Addition 1 Workbook

Addition 1

The concept of addition and addition facts within 0-10. Introduces number lines and symbols for addition.

Place Value 1 Workbook

Place Value 1

Covers 2-digit numbers, with emphasis on "tens and ones". Includes skip counting, rounding to the nearest 10 and adding / subtracting tens.

Subtraction 1 Workbook

Subtraction 1

Concept of subtraction and subtraction facts within 0-10.  Includes "taking away", counting down and fact families. 

Add and Subtract 2A Workbook

Add and Subtract 2A

Adding and subtracting within 0-20, adding doubles, subtraction strategies, completing the next ten, fact families and single digit subtraction facts.

Math Facts Flashcards

Math Facts Flashcards

Flashcards for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts, 0-12.

Early Geometry Workbook

Early Geometry

Basic shapes (rectangles, squares,...), right angles, symmetry, mirror points, perimeter and area.

Measuring 1 Workbook

Measuring 1

Length, weight and capacity for grades 1-3, including the concept of measuring lengths, weights and volumes.  Both standard and metric systems are used.

Clock Workbook


Reading a clock, time intervals, am & pm and understanding a calendar.

Introduction to Fractions Workbook

Introduction to Fractions

Introducing fractions, mostly for grades 3-4. Concept of a fraction, mixed numbers, comparing fractions, equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting fractions and fractions multiplied by a whole number.

U.S> Money

U.S. Money

Recognizing coins and bills; counting money, making change and money problems. We also have similar books in other currencies (Canadian money, Australian Money, British Money, European Money and South African Money).