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# Math Mammoth Grade 1 International Version

Math Mammoth Grade 1 International Version is a complete maths program for first grade. It consists of two student worktexts (A and B), a separate answer key for each worktext, tests, mixed revisions, and in the download version, an additional worksheet maker (Internet access required) to make extra practice worksheets when needed.

147 pages
130 lesson pages,
(of which 8 are an
optional Kindergarten revision)

148 pages
127 lesson pages

## Prices & ordering

(part A and B worktexts, answer keys,
tests, mixed revisions, worksheet
maker, and Soft-Pak)

Part 1-A only: \$18.75
(part A worktext, part A answer key,
tests, mixed revisions, worksheet
maker, and Soft-Pak)

Part 1-B only: \$18.75
(part B worktext, part B answer key,
tests, mixed revisions, worksheet
maker, and Soft-Pak)

#### Printed copies

You can purchase printed copies (perfect bound) at Lulu. The prices below are in USD.

1-A worktext \$12.95
1-B worktext \$12.95
Tests & Mixed Revisions \$6.95

This curriculum is essentially the same as the US version of Math Mammoth Grade 1, only customised for the international audience in these aspects:

• The currency used in the money chapters in grades 1-3 is the Australian dollar. (The download versions for these grades also include the chapter on money for US, British, European, South African, Canadian, and New Zealand currencies.)
• The curriculum teaches the metric measurement units. Imperial units, such as inches and pounds, are not used.
• The spelling conforms to British international standards (British English).
• Page (paper) size is A4.

The four main areas of study for first grade are:

1. The concepts of addition and subtraction, and strategies for addition and subtraction facts (chapters 1-2; chapter 4);
2. Developing understanding of whole number relationships and place value till 100 (chapter 3 and chapter 7);
3. Developing understanding of measuring lengths as iterating length units (chapter 6); and
4. Reasoning about attributes of geometric shapes, such as the number of sides and the number of corners, and composing and decomposing geometric shapes (chapter 6).

Additional topics we study in first grade are clock to the half hour (chapter 5) and counting coins (chapter 8).

Also, please see the table of contents for 1-A and 1-B (in the sample files), which will let you see in more detail the topics that are covered.

Some main features of Math Mammoth complete curriculum (Light Blue series) are:

• it focuses on understanding mathematical concepts
• uses clear explanations, lots of visual exercises and pattern exercises
• mastery oriented: concentrates at length on a topic, with very few topics per grade
• emphasises mental maths and developing number sense
• very little teacher preparation needed

The downloadable version includes a worksheet maker (Internet access required) that lets you make extra practice worksheets for many of the topics in the curriculum.

In the download version, the chapter on coins (chapter 8) is included in seven currencies: US, Canadian, British, European, Australian, New Zealand, and South African Money. You will automatically get all versions when you buy the Grade 1 Curriculum as a DOWNLOAD.

The PDFs in the download version are enabled for annotation. This means that if you prefer, the student can fill them in on the computer, using the typewriter and drawing tools in Acrobat Reader version 9 or greater.

## Manipulatives

Here is a list of manipulatives that are needed or recommended for grade 1:

1. A 100-bead abacus (for 1-A and 1-B; especially the chapter on place value and chapter 7)
2. A non-digital clock or other analog clock where you can turn the minute hand and the hour hand will move accordingly (for 1-B).
3. A ruler that measures in centimetres (for 1-B).

## How and where to order

You can buy Math Mammoth International Version:

• On this site (Mathmammoth.com) — using the "Add to cart" buttons.
• At Currclick.

By purchasing any of the books, permission IS granted for the purchaser (teacher or parent) to reproduce this material to be used with his/her students in a teaching situation; not for commercial resale. Please note: you are not permitted to share the material with other teachers or parents.

In other words, you are permitted to make copies for the students/children you are teaching, but not for other teachers' usage.

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