Academic Standard

Tennessee Diploma Project
Grade range: 
Conceptual StrandThe Algebra Standard emphasizes relationships among quantities, including functions, patterns, ways of representing mathematical relationships, and the analysis of change.Guiding QuestionHow does algebra encompass the relationships among quantities, the use of symbols, the modeling of phenomena, and the mathematical study of change?
Elements within this Standard
Grade Level Expectation
Identify, describe, and extend simple number patterns to develop strategies for adding and subtracting whole numbers.
Understand that addition and subtraction are inverse operations.
Extend the strategies for basic facts to include other properties of number and operations.
Check For Understanding
Find repeating patterns on the number line, addition table, and hundreds chart.
Determine a reasonable next term in a given sequence and describe the rule.
Use objects to illustrate the commutative property with basic facts and show that subtraction is not commutative.
Demonstrate understanding of the basic equation a + b = c by using objects to illustrate the number sentences (fact families) associated with any particular sum.
Use various strategies to find unknowns in problems involving addition and subtraction.
Use objects to demonstrate the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.
Use the inverse relation between addition and subtraction to check arithmetic problems.
Determine whether a number is odd or even by pairing objects.
Recognize that zero is the identity element for addition.