# Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten : Math Overview

April 26, 2013 | Filed Under Common Core State Standards: Mathematics | Comments Off on Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten : Math Overview

**Counting and Cardinality**

**Know number names and the count sequence.****Count to tell the number of objects.****Compare numbers.**

**Operations and Algebraic Thinking**

**Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.**

**Number and Operations in Base Ten**

**Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.**

**Measurement and Data**

**Describe and compare measurable attributes.****Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category**

#### Geometry

**Identify and describe shapes.****Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes.**

##### Mathematical Practices

**Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.****Reason abstractly and quantitatively.****Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.****Model with mathematics.****Use appropriate tools strategically.****Attend to precision.****Look for and make use of structure.****Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.**

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