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Kindergarten Skills in Math

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The Kindergarten Skills below are based on the Common Core Standards For Mathematics. You can find out more about the Common Core Standards here.

You will also find a listing of related math resources (worksheets, charts, etc) here.

Note: Math standards and curricula can vary by location or school. Check with your child’s school to determine what Kindergarten math skills are expected in your location.

 

Counting & Cardinality

 

Counting by ones and count by tens (up to 100)

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Counting forward starting at a number other than 1.

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Writing the numbers 0 to 20. Match the number of objects with the correct written numeral.

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Making the connection between numbers and quantities.

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Counting up to 20 objects that are shown in various ways. e.g. in a line, scattered, in rows and columns.

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Using counting and matching to compare two groups of up to 10 objects and to find if there are more, less, or the same in each group.

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Comparing written numerals from 0 to 10..

 

Operations & Algebraic Thinking

 

Understanding adding as putting together and subtracting as taking apart or taking away.

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Solving word problems with adding and subtracting up to 10.

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Decomposing numbers up to 10 using drawings or objects and writing the equation. e.g. 7 = 3 + 4 or 6 = 2 + 4.

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For numbers to 9, finding the number that adds on to it to make 10.

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Quickly add and subtract with numbers up to 5. e.g. 2 + 3 = 5

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Number & Operations in Base Ten

 

Working with numbers from 11 to 19 and understanding that they are made up of ten ones and a certain number of ones.

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Measurement & Data

 

Describing the attributes of different objects. e.g. height or weight.

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Comparing two things to determine which has more and/ or which has less than the other. e.g. compare two books to see which is heavier and which is lighter.

With quantities up to 10, putting objects into stated categories and counting and sorting each category.

 

Geometry

 

Describing the position of things using words like below, above, and behind.

Identifying shapes no matter the size or rotation.

Distinguishing between two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes.

Comparing and describing 2D and 3D shapes.e.g "they have the same number of corners" or "all the sides are the same length".

Creating and drawing shapes

Putting different shapes together to make different shapes. e.g. a rectangle from two triangles.

 

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