# Kindergarten Standards

• Kindergarten Math Standards

# Counting and comparing numbers

I can count to 100 by ones and tens. K.C.1

I can count forward starting at a given number. K.CC.2

I can write numbers from 0 to 20. K.CC.3

I can write a number for a group of 0 to 20 objects. K.CC.3

I can count objects, saying the numbers in order. K.CC.4

After counting some objects, I know the last number I say tells the  number of objects I counted. K.CC.4

I understand that the last object counted tells the number of objects in a group. K.CC.4

I understand that the total number of objects in a group stays the same even when placed in different ways or counted in a different order. K.CC.4

When counting in order by one, I know that each number I say is getting bigger by one K.CC.4

I can count to tell how many objects there are in a group. K.CC.5

I can tell if a group of objects in one group is greater than, less than or  equal to a group of objects in another group. K.CC.6

I can compare two written numbers between 1 and 10. K.CC.7

Addition is putting together and adding to/ Subtraction is taking apart and taking from

I can show addition and subtraction by acting out situations, using objects, fingers, drawings, sounds, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations. K.OA.1

I can solve addition and subtraction word problems within 10. K.OA.2

I can decompose numbers less than or equal to 10, using objects, drawings, and equations. K.OA.3 (5 = 2 + 3)

By using objects or drawings, I can find the number that is added to the numbers 1 through 9 to make 10  K.OA.4

I can fluently add and subtract within 5. K.OA.5

# Placement Value

By using objects or drawings, I can compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19, into tens and ones   K.NBT.1

# Measurement and Data

I can describe the measurable attributes of an object (length, weight, height)  K.MD.1

I can compare two objects to see which object has “more of”/”less of” a common attribute  K.MD.2

I can count, classify, and sort objects into categories. K.MD.3

# Geometry

I can name shapes in the environment and use terms such as: above, below, beside, next to, in front of, and behind, to describe their relative positions. K.G.1

I can name the following shapes: square, circle, triangle, rectangle, hexagon, cube, cone, cylinder, sphere.  K.G.2

I know which shapes are two-dimensional and which are three- dimensional. K.G.3

I can use words to compare two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes, describing how they are the same and how they are different (ex. number of sides, vertices;         sides of equal length)     K.G.4

I can make models of shapes K.G.5

I can connect simple shapes to make larger different shapes. K.G.6

# Speaking and Listening

I follow rules for discussions. K.SL.1 a

I participate in conversations. K.SL.1b

I make sure I understand a text by asking and answering questions about details and by asking for an explanation when something is not clear. K.SL.2

I can follow one-step and two-step oral directions. K.SL.2a

I can ask and answer questions to get information and when I do not understand something.  K.SL.3

I can describe people, places, things and events. K.SL.4

I can use drawings and other displays to add more details to my oral descriptions. K.SL.5

I speak in a way that others can hear me, expressing my thoughts, feelings and ideas clearly.  K.SL.6

# Foundational Skills

I follow words from left to right, top to bottom, page by page K.RF.1a

I know spoken words are written using sequences of letters. K.RF.1b

I know that written words are separated by spaces. K.RF.1c

I can name all upper and lowercase letters.  K.RF.1d

I can recognize and name rhyming words K.RF.2a

I can divide words into syllables, (counting, pronouncing, and blending the syllables). K.RF.2b

I can blend and divide onsets and rimes of single-syllable words. For example, in the word bat, b- is the onset, and -at is the rime. K.RF.2c

I can find and say the initial, middle vowel and last sound in CVC words (consonant-vowel-consonant)    K.RF.2d

I can change or add a sound to make new words K.RF.2e

I can read words by blending 2 to 3 sounds. K.RF.2f

I know the common sounds for each consonant. K.RF.3a

I can know the long and short sound of each vowel. K.RF.3b

I can read common, high-frequency words, (the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does). K.RF.3c

I can use the sounds letters make to read words that are spelled almost the same. K.RF.3d

# Language

I can print many uppercase and lowercase letters. K.L.1a

I use nouns and verbs. K.L.1 b

I can orally say regular plural nouns by adding an “s” or “es”. K.L.1 c

I understand and use question words (who, what, where, when, why, how). K.L.1d

I use common prepositions. (to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with)  K.L.1e

I write complete sentences. K.L.1 f

I use capitals for the first word in a sentence and for the pronoun, “I” K.L.2 a

I recognize and name end punctuations. K.L.2 b

I can write a letter or letters for most consonant and short vowel sounds. K.L.2c

I spell words by sounding them out. K.L.2d

I figure out new meanings for words I already know. (A duck is a bird. To duck is to bend down.)  K.L.4 a

I use common beginnings and endings to help me figure out what a word means. (-ed, -s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less)    K.L.4b

I can sort objects into groups. K.L.5a

I can say the antonym of a word. K.L.5b

I can connect real-life to words and their use. K.L.5c

I can show the difference between similar verbs by acting out their meanings. (walk, march, strut, prance)   K.L.5 d

I use new words I have learned through conversations, reading and being read to. K.L.6

# Kindergarten Writing

I can draw, dictate, and write to tell my opinion about a topic or book. (My favorite book is . . .)  K.W.1

I can draw, dictate, and write to explain or give information about a topic.  K.W.2

I can draw, dictate, and write to tell about something that happened, telling about it in the order it happened and   sharing how I felt or what I did because of what happened. K.W.3

After listening to suggestions by adults and my classmates, I can improve my writing by adding details. K.W.5

I can publish my writing. K.W.6

I can participate in writing a group research project. K.W.7

I can answer questions by recalling information or by looking for the answer in items given to me by an adult. K.W.8

# Literature

I can retell a story. K.RL.2

I can identify the characters, setting and events in a story. K.RL.3

I recognize different types of text. (stories, poems, fantasy, realistic text, etc.)  K.RL.5

I can name the author and the illustrator of a story and explain what their role was in creating the story.  K.RL.6

I can find where the illustrations happen in the text of a story.  K.RL.7

I can tell how the adventures and experiences of the characters in a story are the same and how they are different.  K.RL.9

I use what I already know to help me understand texts when I am reading in a group.  K.RL.10a

I can make predictions about a text.  K.RL.10b

# Informational Text

I can name the main topic and retell details in a text.  K.RI.2

I can tell how two individuals, events, ideas, or other information in a text are connected. K.RI.3

I can ask and answer questions to help me understand the meaning of new words in a text. K.RI.4

I can find the front cover, back cover and title page in a book. K.RI.5

I can name the author and the illustrator of a story and I can tell what they did in presenting the ideas or information in the text. K.RI.6

I use both words and illustrations in a text to understand the text  K.RI.7

I can find the reasons an author gives to support points in the text.  K.RI.8

I can tell how two texts on the same topic are alike and/or different.  K.RI.9

I use what I already know to help me understand texts when I am reading in a group.  K.RI.10a

I use illustrations and the text to make predictions.  K.RI.10b