Kindergarten Missouri Learning Standards*
According to the Missouri Learning Standards, Kindergarten Mathematics instructional time should focus on five critical areas.
Video: Counting with small numbers (0:55 mins)
Video: Counting in order (1:57 mins)
Video: Counting in pictures (1:12 mins)
Video: Esther counts to 100 (2:12 mins)
Video: Number grid (4:47 mins)
Video: Ben Eater eats the numbers (3:51 mins)
Video: Counting by tens examples (2:35 mins)
Video: Missing numbers between 0 and 120 (1:53 mins)
Video: Comparing numbers of objects (2:02 mins)
Video: Comparison word problems (3:22 mins)
I can count to 100 by ones and tens.
I can count forward beginning from a given number between 1 and 20.
I can count backward from a given number between 10 and 1
I can read and write numerals and represent a number of objects from 0 to 20.
I can say the number names when counting objects, in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number
name with one and only object.
I can demonstrate that the last number name refers to a quantity that is one larger than the previous number.
I can recognize, without counting, the quantity of groups up to 5 objects arranged in common patterns.
I can demonstrate that a number can be used to represent “how many” are in a set.
I can compare two or more sets of objects and identify which set is equal to, more than or less than the other.
I can compare two numerals, between 1 and 10, and determine which is more than or less than the other.
Number Sense and Operations in Base Ten
I can compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into sets of tens with additional ones.
Relationships and Algebraic Thinking
Video: Introduction to addition (3:10 mins)
Video: Pieces of fruit (2:16 mins)
Video: Introduction to subtraction (3:37 mins)
Video: Subtraction word problems within 10 (1:02 mins)
Video: Adding to 10 (1:59 mins)
Video: Addition word problems within 10 (1:41 mins)
Video: Making 5 (4:05 mins)
Video: Teens as sums with 10 (2:59 mins)
I can represent addition and subtraction within 10.
I can demonstrate fluency for addition and subtraction within 5.
I can decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 in more than one way.
I can make 10 for any number from 1 to 9.
Geometry and Measurement
Video: Cousin Fal’s shape collection (4:18 mins)
Video: Recognizing shapes (6:08 mins)
Video: Compose shapes (2:03 mins)
I can describe several measurable attributes of objects.
I can compare the measurable attributes of two objects.
I can demonstrate an understanding of concepts of time and devices that measure time.
I can name the days of the week.
I can identify pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.
I can identify shapes, and describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, recognizing the name stays the same regardless of orientation.
I can draw or model simple two-dimensional shapes.
I can compose simple shapes to form larger shapes using manipulatives.
Data and Statistics
Video: Count by category (:43 mins)
I can classify objects into given categories; count the number of objects in each category.
I can compare category counts using appropriate language.