The Common Core in Arizona

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Skills available for Arizona pre-K math standards

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PK.1 Counting and Cardinality

PK.2 Operations and Algebraic Thinking

  • PK.2.1 The child combines and separates groups of objects and names how many.

    • PK. Learning the meaning of a number begins with hands-on experiences using a variety of objects found in the home, the classroom, and nature. To build an understanding of numbers and to discover number relationships, children need opportunities to describe the changes that result from putting sets of objects (e.g., blocks, animals, toy people) together or taking them apart.

  • PK.2.2 The child recognizes, copies, extends, describes and creates patterns.

    • PK. Recognition and investigation of patterns are important components of a child's development. A child's ability to work with patterns is the precursor to mathematical thinking, especially algebraic processes. Children need frequent opportunities to engage in pattern-related activities such as playing with repetitive sounds and movement or noticing patterns in textures and pictures.

PK.3 Measurement and Data

PK.4 Geometry