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Independence in Learning

Learning Ladders

Introducing Learning Ladders, the skill-based learning system that helps kids progress and succeed! With three classroom curriculum areas: math, reading, and writing, Learning Ladders is perfect for special education students. Each level builds on the skills learned in the previous one, so kids can always be challenged and engaged. And with a focus on learning progression, kids will be motivated to keep climbing to the top!

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Math Learning Progression Ladders

Addition


Pre Skills: Numbers One-Nine, Putting Together, Learning Symbols + and =, Vocabulary sum, equals, combine, together

  • Level 1: 

  • Level 2

    • Adding with Zero, Adding to 20, Adding two digit numbers, Regrouping, Adding Doubles, Word Problems

  • Level 3: 

    • Sums to 200, Word Problems

  • Level 4:

    • Adding Three Numbers Up To Four Digits, Estimating Sums, Rounding, Word Problems

  • Level 5: 

    • Adding Three Numbers Up To Five Digits, Mentally Adding Numbers Ending in Zero, Adding Metric Units, Adding Fractions with Like Denominators, Adding Decimal Numbers, Multi -Step Word Problems

  • Level 6: 

    • Adding Whole numbers up to a Million, Estimating Sums, Adding Money, Word Problems

  • Level 7:

    • Maps and Distances, Adding Money Amounts, Adding Integers with counters, Word Problems

  • Level 8:

    • Word Problems

Reading Learning Ladders

Pre Skills
Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Level 7

Level 8

Writing Learning Ladders

Pre Skills
Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Level 7

Level 8

Multiplication

  • Level 1: 

    • Counting Equal Groups, Relating Addition to Equal Groups, Multiplication Facts for 2, 3 and 4,  Multiplication Facts for 5 and 10

  • Level 2

    • Multiplication Facts for 6, 7, 8, and 9

  • Level 3: 

    • Multiplying 1 Digit by 2 Digit Numbers, Multiplying 1 Digit by 3 Digit Numbers

  • Level 4:

    • Word Problems

  • Level 5: 

    • Multiplying Fractions,  Estimating Products, Multiplying Money Amounts

Addition


Pre Skills: Numbers One-Nine, Putting Together, Learning Symbols + and =, Vocabulary sum, equals, combine, together

  • Level 1: 

  • Level 2

    • Adding with Zero, Adding to 20, Adding two digit numbers, Regrouping, Adding Doubles, Word Problems

  • Level 3: 

    • Sums to 200, Word Problems

  • Level 4:

    • Adding Three Numbers Up To Four Digits, Estimating Sums, Rounding, Word Problems

  • Level 5: 

    • Adding Three Numbers Up To Five Digits, Mentally Adding Numbers Ending in Zero, Adding Metric Units, Adding Fractions with Like Denominators, Adding Decimal Numbers, Multi -Step Word Problems

  • Level 6: 

    • Adding Whole numbers up to a Million, Estimating Sums, Adding Money, Word Problems

  • Level 7:

    • Maps and Distances, Adding Money Amounts, Adding Integers with counters, Word Problems

  • Level 8:

    • Word Problems