Your kindergarten student will learn to recognize numbers and how numbers are used in order to:

  • Count, recognize, and write the numbers 0-40
  • Recognize and make arrangements of the numbers 1-12
  • Count forward and backward from 1-31
  • Count by twos, fives, and tens to one hundred
  • Learn and use ordinal numbers from first through fifth
  • Learn ordinal numbers first through tenth
  • Order numbers in a sequence from 1-12 and 10-20
  • Order the days of the week and events with respect to time
  • Recognize, name, and order the twelve months of the year
  • Identify numbers missing from a pattern
  • Model addition as adding and combining sets
  • Add one to numbers zero through nine using manipulatives
  • Add two to numbers zero through eight using manipulatives
  • Solve addition problems using pennies
  • Make and recognize reasonable estimates for numbers 12 or less
  • Identify which of two activities takes more or less time
  • Use benchmarks to estimate quantities of 20 or less
  • Identify and state the value of a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter
  • Relate 5 pennies to a nickel
  • Relate 10 pennies to a dime
  • Compare attributes of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies
  • Use dimes and pennies to represent amounts of money up to 19¢

Your kindergarten student will come to understand the characteristics of patterns, shapes, and number problems in order to:

  • Order objects by weight and capacity
  • Compare objects and describe how they are alike or different, heavier or lighter, etc.
  • Identify, describe, create, translate, model, and extend AB and ABC patterns
  • Draw an invented pattern
  • Use number patterns to identify missing numbers from sequences
  • Solve problems using simple number patterns
  • Model, extend, and describe rhythmic patterns
  • Identify symmetry
  • Create symmetrical pictures and representations
  • Recognize and represent fractional parts of a whole
  • Identify and model halves
  • Find and use information from a calendar to answer questions
  • Use numbers 1-31 in working with a calendar
  • Explore the seasons
  • Use analog and digital clocks to tell time to the hour
  • Match times on analog and digital clocks
  • Identify, model, and add double-digit numbers
  • Use pictures to represent and solve addition problems
  • Model and record subtracting one from the numbers one through ten
  • Model and record subtraction two from the numbers two through ten using concrete objects
  • Relate addition and subtraction as opposite operations
  • Count, compare, and graph solid shape
  • Combine like shapes to make larger shapes
  • Identify shapes that comprise larger shapes
  • Identify, classify, and sort objects by kind, size, shape, and color
  • Develop and explain methods of sorting
  • Use logical thinking to solve sorting problems
  • Sort objects by various attributes and graph the results using a pictograph
  • Match objects one to one
  • Make and identify equivalent sets of objects
  • Use more and fewer to compare sets of objects

Your kindergarten student will recognize shapes, spatial relationships, and forms of measurement in order to:

  • Identify, compare, and sort two- and three-dimensional shapes
  • Count, compare, and graph solid shapes
  • Identify and describe circles, rectangles, squares, triangles, and geometric solids
  • Identify and measure attributes of objects
  • Compare the lengths of objects
  • Identify and demonstrate taller, longer, and shorter
  • Sort and order objects by length
  • Measure and estimate lengths of objects using nonstandard units
  • Explore the concept of area
  • Estimate and measure the weight of objects using a balance and non-standard units
  • Compare the capacities of containers and determine which holds more and which holds less
  • Identify tools for measuring time, length, weight, capacity, and temperature
  • - Identify and describe spatial relationships: top, middle, bottom, before, after, between, inside, outside, left, right, over, under, on, up, down, on top of, beside, next to, in front of, and behind

Your kindergarten student will use nonstandard units to measure by:

  • Using measuring instruments or non-standard measurement tools to compare objects, liquids, spaces, and people

Your kindergarten student will organize and represent data to formulate a response to a question in order to:

  • Gather, sort, and interpret data to answer questions
  • Collect and sort data to create graphs using concrete objects

Your kindergarten student will build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving in order to:

  • Decide whether to add or subtract in problem situations
  • Model and record subtraction sentences
  • Apply the appropriate strategies such as tally marks, counters, or a number line to solve problems
  • Predict and record outcomes of activities dependent on chance
  • Identify and discuss the likelihood of a given situation based on known facts and chance
  • Use logical thinking to estimate more than or less than a given number

Your kindergarten student will organize and combine their mathematical thinking through communication in order to:

  • Use comparative words to describe differences in temperature
  • Use logical reasoning to solve problems with numbers
  • Solve a problem by acting it out
  • Use pictures to solve real-world problems

Your kindergarten student will recognize and use connections among mathematical ideas in order to:

  • Combine and separate parts used in making a whole object
  • Identify activities that take place in the morning, afternoon, evening, night, or day