Minnesota State Math Standards and Benchmarks in Kindergarten

K.1.1 Understands the relationship between quantities and whole numbers up to 31.
-Read, write, and represent numbers up to 31
-Count with or without objects forwards and backwards up to 31
-Compare and order numbers up to 31
-Find 1 more and 1 less than a given number up to 31

K.1.2  Use objects and pictures to represent situations involving combining and separating.
-Use objects or draws pictures for problems using numbers up to 10 (adding and subtracting)
-Compose and decompose numbers with or without objects/pictures

K.2.1  Recognize, create, complete, and extend patterns.
-Recognize a pattern
-Create a pattern
-Complete a pattern
-Extend a pattern

K.3.1  Recognize and sort basic two- and three-dimensional shapes and use them to model real world objects.
-Recognize (point to) squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and hexagons
-Recognize (point to) cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres

K.3.2.  Compare and order objects according to location and measurable attributes
-Use words to compare objects (length, size, weight, or position)
-Put objects in order (length or weight)