This course is aligned with the Common Core Standards for Kindergarten mathematics. The math course for this grade focuses on two main ideas.
First, showing, relating, and using whole numbers. Second, describing shapes and spaces. In order to accomplish these two main goals students will learn to know number names, count objects, and compare numbers. They will focus on using the numbers 11-19 to build an understanding of place value.
The students will understand that addition means putting together and subtraction means taking from or apart. The students will practice describing and comparing measurable attributes such as height and weight. The students will also practice identifying, analyzing, comparing, and creating shapes. They will also use appropriate terms like below, and in front of to describe the relative location of an object.