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Math IEP Goals For Special Education - Free Printable PDFs

Updated: May 24, 2022

Math skills based IEP goals are especially important for students with special needs. That's why it's important to set math IEP goals that target specific skills like number identification, counting, and more. Keep reading to learn more about how our effective sample math IEP goals for your students!


It's hard to know where to start when writing IEP goals for math.

There are so many state standards to cover and it can be hard to know where to start. How do you make sure that each goal is achievable and meaningful for your student?

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IEP Goals for One-to-one Correspondence

TeachTastic has got you covered! Our free list of Math IEP goals includes objectives for all major standards from kindergarten through fifth grade. Plus, each goal is scaffolded with three skill objectives so you can hit all the important points. Just copy and paste these easy-to-use goals into your student's IEP and you're good to go!


Here are a few great samples of smart iep goals from our iep goal bank guaranteed to make any special education teacher's job a little easier. If you don't find what you are looking for click here to see our entire IEP goal bank by grade level, standard, and basic skill. Many of our top higher grade level goals are two step word problems, geometric measurement, and double digit numbers to name a few. Whatever you are looking for we have perfect goals to support your students either in a resource room or general education classroom.


IEP Goals for Number Identification

Numbers: With pictures up to 3

Goal: By (date), when given a number up to 3, the student will represent numbers by drawing pictures of items groupings to match the number given up to 3, improving counting and cardinality skills from 0/10 problems out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 problems in ten consecutive trials.

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IEP Goals for Counting

Counting over 20: Missing numbers on a hundreds chart

Goal: By (date), when given problems with number counting, the student will count to 100 by ones and by tens, improving counting and cardinality skills from 0/10 work samples out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 work samples in ten consecutive trials.


Goal: By (date), when given problems with numbers and counting beyond 20, the student will identify missing numbers on a hundreds chart, improving counting and cardinality skills from 0/10 problems out of ten consecutive trials to 8/10 problems in ten consecutive trials.


Counting over 20: Count to 100