# 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.

• ###### 6.A - Ordering Parts of a Whole

Divide and cut rectangles into halves, thirds, and fourths and arrange those pieces in order from smallest piece to largest.
• ###### 6A.A - Building Numbers to 50

Represent numbers using cubes and drawings.
• ###### 6A.A - Handful of Cubes

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.
• ###### 6B.A - 1st Grade Problem Solvers

Record number sentences on the recording sheet to match word problems.
• ###### 6C.A - Mental Math Counts

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.
• ###### 6D.A - Comparing M&Ms

Sort a bag of M & M’s by colors and use the M & M’s to answer comparison problems.
• ###### 7A.A - Length and Volume Exploration

Use non-standard units to measure and order length and volume, using real-life objects and containers.
• ###### 7A.A & 6A.A - Money Bags

Identify coins and their value and count like-sets of coins and match coin sets to a given amount of money.
• ###### 7B.A & 7C.A - Measuring Up

Estimate length, weight and capacity when compared to given reference points and choose appropriate units of measure in various examples.
• ###### 8A & 6A.A - I Love a Parade

Analyze the pattern of a parade.
• ###### 8C.A - Going to School

Use manipulatives to represent patterns and then record and explain their answer.
• ###### 8D.A - What's Missing

Solve a variety of simple number sentences and record answers on the recording sheet, using manipulatives.
• ###### 9A.A - Shapes Around Us

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.