The International Academy of New York aims to achieve high, personalized standards for all students. Among other skills, the following are examples of what can be expected by the end of Nursery through Grade 3 in the core subject of math.
- Recognize numbers 1-10 (label and recognize in and out of sequence).
- Name basic shapes.
- Utilize 1:1 correspondence to 5.
- Recognize primary colors and more.
- Represent quantities in numeric form.
- Demonstrate basic number sense (Students understand when they see a number/symbol, e.g., ”1”).
- Comprehend one-to-one correspondence.
- Organize and express understanding of common properties and attributes.
- Extract information from graphical representations.
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills.
- Recognize explicit mathematical problems.
- Recognize and name basic shapes.
- Rote count to 20.
- Recognize and create a basic A/B pattern.
- Count with understanding and match sets of numbers to corresponding numeral.
- Recognize geometric shapes in the environment.
- Classify and sort objects according to color, size, shape, and width.
- Complete jigsaw puzzles and other types of spatial materials.
- Develop understanding of the concepts of “greater than” and “less than” by using concrete objects.
- Make observations, read, and represent concrete data using a pictograph.
- Use “real life” experiences such as cooking to learn basic concepts of measurement.
- Develop an identity as mathematicians and be able to explain their thinking when solving a math problem.
- Recognize two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and describe their attributes.
- Compare objects and numbers within 20.
- Compare lengths and weights of different objects.
- Count by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100.
- Use different strategies to add and subtract within 20. Students will recognize the addition, subtraction, and equal signs.
- Students will recognize and create growing and repeating patterns.
- Demonstrate a beginning understanding of place value.
- Use manipulatives, number grids, and tally marks to solve problems involving adding and subtracting 1-digit whole numbers with 1 or 2-digit whole numbers.
- Tell time on analog and digital clocks.
- Read and interpret different types of graphs
- Read, write, and model numbers up to 10,000, and identify place values in these numbers.
- Collect and organize data to create charts, tables, graphs, and line plots.
- Measure length to the nearest inch and centimeter.
- Read, write, and explain expressions and number sentence using the symbols +, -, =, > and <.
- Demonstrate automaticity with all addition facts through 10 + 10 and fluency with the related subtraction facts.
- Use manipulatives, number grids, and tally marks to solve problems involving the addition and subtraction of multi-digit whole numbers.
- Relate math to real world situations and use the language of mathematics to clearly communicate ideas.
- Demonstrate an understanding of place value with seven digits.
- Read, write, and explain expressions and number sentence using the symbols +, -, =, x, /, > and <.
- Demonstrate proficiency with addition and subtraction with regrouping.
- Understand Commutative and Associative Property of Addition and Multiplication.
- Use repeated addition, arrays, and knowledge of products and factors to solve multiplication problems.
- Show and solve division problems with remainders.
- Identify and show fractional parts, work with equivalent fractions, estimate and compare fractions.
- Show symbolic representations for denominations of money and understand decimals with money.
- Work with estimation and recognize when it’s appropriate.
- Collect, organize and describe data and make decisions and predictions based on data.
- Construct, read and interpret charts, diagrams, and graphs.
- Understand the concepts of probability and chance, and use fractions to represent probability and statistics.
- Recognize and draw parallel, intersecting and perpendicular lines, lines of symmetry, and different angles.
- Calculate area and perimeter.
- Show and calculate time (elapsed).
- Read, write, and compare multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
- Fluently add and subtract whole numbers up to 1 million.
- Round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.
- Use mental computation and estimation strategies such as rounding to assess the reasonableness of answers.
- Understand factors and multiples and find all factor pairs for a whole number between 1-100.
- Multiply or divide whole numbers with and without remainders, and represent the problem using equations, rectangular arrays, area models, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division.
- Recognize equivalent fraction by using visual fraction models; compare two fractions by creating common denominators or numerators or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2.
- Add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with like denominators and multiply a fraction by a whole number by using visual fraction models and equations.
- Express a fraction with denominator 10 as an equivalent fraction with denominator 100; write fractions with denominators of 10 or 100 as decimals.
- Compare two decimals to hundredths place by reasoning about their size.
- Understand the relative sizes of measurement units, and use the four operations to solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements (distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money).
- Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles, irregular polygons, circles, and triangles in real world and mathematical problems.
- Draw and identify lines and angles, classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles, and recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure.
- Understand concepts of angle measurement; measure and sketch angles in degrees using a protractor.
- Create and interpret simple graphs.
- Solve increasingly complex word problems.
- Explain orally and in writing the process used to solve a problem.