# Kindergarten Math

Course Description

In this course, instructional time focuses on two critical areas: (1) representing and comparing whole numbers, initially with sets of objects; (2) describing shapes and space. More learning time in Kindergarten should be devoted to number sense than to other topics.

Related Priority Standards (State &/or National):  K-12 Mathematics Missouri Learning Standards

Essential Questions

• Does this problem make sense?
• Does my approach make sense?
• Does my model make sense?
• Does my answer make sense?
• Does my argument make sense?
• Can I use my process/solution to solve another problem?
• What are numbers?
• How do mathematicians use numbers and numerals to communicate?
• How do we count?
• Why do we count?

Course-Level Scope & Sequence (Units &/or Skills)

Module 1 and 2: Counting and Cardinality

• Count to 100 by ones and tens
• Count and write numbers to 20
• Compare objects and numbers to 10

Module 3: Shapes and Space - Identify and Describe Shapes 1 (2D Shapes)

• Classify and sort two-dimensional shapes (regular and irregular) using geometric language
• Put together shapes to create new shapes

Module 4: Counting and Cardinality 2 (Introduce addition within 5)

• Make numbers up to 10 with objects, pictures, and words
• Fluently add/subtract to 5 (compose and decompose)

Module 5: Shapes and Space - Identify and Describe Shapes 2 (3D Shapes)

• Classify and sort three-dimensional shapes (regular and irregular) using geometric language

Module 6: Investigating Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 1 (Compose and Decompose to 10)

• Count and write numbers to 20
• Compare objects and numbers to 10
• Fluently add/subtract to 5 (compose and decompose)

Module 7: Modeling with Data

• Compare objects and numbers to 10
• Classify and sort three-dimensional shapes (regular and irregular) using geometric language
• Classify and sort two-dimensional shapes (regular and irregular) using geometric language

Module 8: Investigating Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 2 (Work with Numbers 11-19)

• Make numbers up to 10 with objects, pictures, and words
• Fluently add/subtract to 5 (compose and decompose)

Course Resources & Materials: Exemplars

Date Last Revised/Approved: 2018