Kindergarten focuses on 3 critical areas:

1. Number and Operations

2. Geometry and Positions

3. Measurement and Data

Skills include the following:

  • Count to 100 by ones and tens
  • Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence
  • Write numbers from 0-20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20
  • Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to another of objects in another group
  • Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals
  • Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, verbal explanations, or equations
  • Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10
  • Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way
  • For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number
  • Fluently add and subtract within 5
  • Compose and decompose numbers from 11-19 into ten ones and some further ones
  • Describe measureable attributes of objects, such as length or weight
  • Compare two objects
  • Classify objects into given categories
  • Identify shapes as two-dimensional or three-dimensional
  • Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes