Elementary Math

K - 5th Math Program Overview

At San Diego Hebrew Day, we are dedicated to providing a top-notch education that prepares our students for success. In our K–5th-grade math curriculum, we proudly utilize IM K-5 by Illustrative Mathematics.

IM K–5 Math supports:

A coherent progression of learning

IM K–12 Math™ is fully aligned to the focus, rigor, and coherence of the standards, and has been given the stamp of approval by EdReports, earning perfect scores in the areas of Focus & Coherence and Rigor & Mathematical Practices. The scope and sequence of units, activities, and representations are designed to help students develop a deep understanding of mathematical concepts, build fluency with procedures, and solve mathematical problems that reflect their lived experiences.

Academic language development

Math vocabulary is developed through the process of actively exploring and learning mathematics. Students make sense of mathematical concepts using informal language before academic terms are introduced. Embedded within the curriculum are Mathematical Language Routines to support academic language development for all learners. These routines also provide opportunities for English Learners to engage in the specialized academic language demands of reading, writing, speaking, listening, conversing, and representing in math.