CCSS First Grade: Basic Program

Step-by-step standards-based curriculum.


First grade units 1–4 make up TouchMath’s CCSS First Grade Basic Program. These units strategically combine the TouchMath strategy with a variety of approaches to basic skills. This unique nature of the CCSS First Grade Basic Program makes it appropriate for total classroom use or for RtI programs following the CCSS protocol. The teachers' manuals are complete with a precise scope and sequence, connections to the Common Core State Standard for every lesson, plus day-by-day lesson plans which include activities for remediating and challenging students. They also provide literature recommendations and real-life connections, making the topics relatable and digestible for young learners. A total of 12 sets of FlipCards are included with the Basic Program to help you differentiate instruction while simultaneously helping students master facts. All of these materials combine so you and your students can enjoy a straightforward, stress-free experience with first grade mathematics. (For more information on the first grade Common Core State Standards, click here.)

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CCSS First Grade Basic offers students and educators the best of both worlds: A step-by-step curriculum infused with the TouchMath method that also meets the depth and rigor of the Common Core State Standards. This full first grade curriculum is conveniently packaged in four units with a total of 600 activity sheets throughout 24 modules – each containing detailed teacher guides and ready-made lesson plans. You can save up to $210 by getting all four units with the Basic collection.

Basic Program Contents

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  • A downloadable version of CCSS First Grade: Basic Program. Contains the same materials as the physical version, administered through a custom online interface to print and lesson plan with ease — All at a much lower cost!
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Included with CCSS First Grade Basic are 12 sets of FlipCards, designed to bring a new level of interactivity and fun into your classroom. Each set of FlipCards provides a robust selection of learning games and activities that will unite your classroom and energize your students. Use them for reinforcement independently or in conjunction with the first grade units.

Unit 1

  • Counting Cards 1–120
  • Addition and Subtraction 0–9 with TouchPoints
  • Comparing Numbers with Multiple Representations

Unit 2

  • Addition Fact Families 10–18
  • Subtraction Fact Families 10–8
  • Place Value Cards 10–20

Unit 3

  • Adding and Subtracting 10
  • Adding and Subtracting 2-Digit Numbers No Regrouping
  • Place Value Cards 10–60

Unit 4

  • Measuring Objects Using Objects
  • Defining Geometric Shapes 2-D and 3-D
  • Fractions in Geometric Shapes Halves through Sixths

Recommended Aids:

These classroom aids, posters, and manipulatives, provide the perfect complement to the CCSS First Grade Basic Program. Add any or all of them for more options to differentiate instruction while providing students with an enriching, multisensory learning experience.


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As an added bonus, each of the four units contained in the CCSS First Grade Basic collection comes with access to the TouchMath Downloadable Green Edition version -– an online lesson management tool that includes digital/printable versions of ALL the activity sheets and teacher guides contained in the print program. For teachers who prefer less storage requirements and less classroom clutter, don’t forget you can purchase just the digital version of the CCSS First Grade Basic Program at a significantly lower cost!

While the Basic collection offers you a convenient and cost-saving package of our first grade curriculum, we understand schools and teachers have diverse program needs. Because of that, TouchMath offers another first grade collection option that provides an extensive set of materials at significant savings. If you’re looking for a more immersive first grade program with extra ways to differentiate instruction, this option creates a complete teaching and learning experience by adding classroom aids and technology.

SAVE up to $260 by purchasing the CCSS First Grade Complete Program Downloadable Green Edition

CCSS First Grade Complete Program


CCSS First Grade: Complete Program
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    Downloadable Green Edition


    • Green Edition Details

    • A downloadable version of CCSS First Grade: Basic Program. Contains the same materials as the physical version, administered through a custom online interface to print and lesson plan with ease — All at a much lower cost!
      Click here for more info

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Take our interactive training and discover the unique advantages of the TouchMath Program. In just one hour, you will learn the step- by-step process for teaching our multisensory system to students of all abilities and learning styles. Along with the DVD, we will supply all the materials you need for a hands-on, interactive learning experience – absolutely free and yours to keep. Plus, if you watch the DVD with your colleagues, you'll receive a thank you gift.

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