# What order should you teach addition facts?

July 14, 2019 Off By idswater

## What order should you teach addition facts?

Ideally, children should master the addition facts in first grade or at the beginning of second grade so they’re well-prepared to tackle second-grade math topics like word problems and multi-digit addition.

## What order should you teach math facts?

1. The Basic Program. (1s-9s) Addition. (1s-9s) Subtraction.
2. The Alternative Program. Fact Families (1-10) Add & Subtract. Fact Families Part Two (11-18) Add & Subtract.
3. Optional Programs. Subtract from 20. Skip Counting.

## Should I teach multiplication or division first?

Kids usually start learning multiplication in 2nd or 3rd grade. You may assume that your 4, 5 or 6 year old couldn’t possibly learn multiplication and division earlier than this. But you can give preschool or Kindergarten age kids a basic foundation in multiplication and division with short, simple regular lessons.

## How do you teach addition in Year 1?

How to Teach Addition | 7 Simple Steps

1. Introduce the concept using countable manipulatives. Using countable manipulatives (physical objects) will make addition concrete and much easier to understand.
2. Transition to visuals.
3. Use a number line.
4. Counting Up.
5. Finding the ten.
6. Word problems.
7. Memorize the math facts.

## What kids should know by the end of first grade?

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

• Work independently for short periods of time.
• Have a conversation about what a situation is like from another person’s point of view.
• Distinguish left from right.
• Attempt to write and spell new words phonetically.
• Read and write common words such as where and every.

## Should you teach multiplication or fractions first?

Kids start to learn about fractions in first and second grade. By the end of grade school, many kids understand and can solve basic problems with fractions.