# Kindergarten Curriculum

Below are skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also encourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

*Important: this is a guide only.Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.*

Kindergarten | Counting

☐ Count the items in a collection and know the last counting word tells how many items are in the collection (1 to 10)

☐ Counting

☐ Visually determine how many more or less; and then, using the verbal counting sequence, match and count 1-10

☐ Use and understand verbal ordinal terms, first to tenth

☐ Count out (produce) a collection of a specified size 1 to 10

☐ Counting

☐ Numerically label a data set of 1 to 5

☐ Verbally count by 1's to 20

☐ Counting

☐ Verbally count backwards from 10

☐ Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent a spoken number up to 10

☐ Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent how many in a collection up to 10

☐ Write numbers 1-10 to represent a collection

Kindergarten | Addition

☐ Solve and create addition verbal word problems (use counting-based strategies, such as counting to ten)

☐ Determine sums by various means

Kindergarten | Subtraction

☐ Determine differences by various means

Kindergarten | Measurement

☐ Name, discuss, and compare attributes of length (longer than, shorter than)

☐ Compare the lengths of two objects by representing each length with string or a paper strip

Kindergarten | Time

☐ Relate specific times such as morning, noon, afternoon, and evening to activities and absence or presence of daylight

Kindergarten | Geometry (Plane)

☐ Describe characteristics and relationships of geometric objects

☐ Sort groups of objects by size and size order (increasing and decreasing)

☐ Explore vertical and horizontal orientation of objects

☐ Manipulate two-dimensional shapes to explore symmetry

Kindergarten | Geometry (Solid)

☐ Manipulate three-dimensional shapes to explore symmetry

Kindergarten | Pre-Algebra

☐ Use a variety of manipulatives to create patterns using attributes of color, size, or shape.

☐ Patterns

☐ Recognize, describe, extend, and create patterns that repeat (e.g., ABABAB or ABAABAAAB)

☐ Patterns

Kindergarten | Data

☐ Help to make simple pictographs for quantities up to 10, given what one picture represents

☐ Sort and organize objects by two attributes (e.g., color, size, or shape)

☐ Identify more, less, and same amounts from pictographs or concrete models