Illinois Learning Standards
Stage A - Mathematics
Mathematics Classroom Assessments Aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards
The assessments are coded according to learning standard and stage. Example: 6A.A is aligned to standard 6A, stage A (first grade). Sample student work, when available, will follow the assessment.
Divide and cut rectangles into halves, thirds, and fourths and arrange those pieces in order from smallest piece to largest.
Represent numbers using cubes and drawings.
Count two handfuls of cubes separately, determine if the number of blocks is even or odd, and describe the relationship between the two handfuls of cubes.
Record number sentences on the recording sheet to match word problems.
Use counting-on and counting-back strategies when shown a basic fact, determine whether the sum or difference of a given number sentence is more or less than ten.
Sort a bag of M & Ms by colors and use the M & Ms to answer comparison problems.
Use non-standard units to measure and order length and volume, using real-life objects and containers.
Identify coins and their value and count like-sets of coins and match coin sets to a given amount of money.
Estimate length, weight and capacity when compared to given reference points and choose appropriate units of measure in various examples.
Analyze the pattern of a parade.
Use manipulatives to represent patterns and then record and explain their answer.
Solve a variety of simple number sentences and record answers on the recording sheet, using manipulatives.
Create a geometry poster using magazine pictures to represent two-dimensional shapes. The pictures will be cut out, labeled, and drawn to depict the correct shape. Teacher will then ask students to describe the shapes they found and tell how they know that they are.