Do you need a math skills checklist to help keep your student on track?  Below is a general guideline of basic math skills each child should be able to do by the end of each grade.

After 2nd grade…

* Have mastery of basic addition and subtraction facts to 18

* Two digit addition and subtraction with and without regrouping

* Count by 1,2,3,5,10, and 100

* Tell time to the hour and half-hour

* Measure and draw lines to the nearest inch

* Identify odd and even numbers

* Identify halves and fourths

* Recognize and know the value of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters

* Recognize basic shapes

*Recognize place value to the hundreds

After 3rd grade…

* Multiplication facts 1-10

* Three digit addition and subtraction with regrouping

* Estimate to the nearest ten and hundred

* Tell time to the minute

* Identify, write, and compare fractions with like denominators

* Read and write numbers to 9,999

* Recognize properties of geometric shares and solid figures

* Measure to the nearest quarter inch and millimeter

* Find area and perimeter of a given figure

* Estimate and measure using appropriate units

* Read and interpret a calendar, different types of graphs and a grid

* Determine the amount of money up to $5.00

*Read a thermometer to the nearest degree

After 4th grade…

* Correctly solve three and four step word problems

* Round whole numbers to the nearest tens, hundreds, and thousands

* Divide with remainders

*Multiply with a two-digit number

After 5th grade…

* Use math facts to solve computation up to 5 digits, multiply by two digits

* Follow and solve multi-step math operational problems

* Read, write, and round numbers including a million

* Add, subtract, simplify, and give equivalent fractions

* Find the average