The Common Core in Nevada

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Skills available for Nevada pre-K math standards

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PK.M.1.0 Numbers, Number Sense & Computation

PK.M.2.0 Patterns, Functions & Algebra

  • PK.2.PK.1 Sort objects by similar attributes (e.g., size, shape, and color).

  • PK.2.PK.2 Recognize and replicate simple patterns (e.g., ABAB).

  • PK.2.PK.3 Compare sets of objects. Determine which set has more or less.

  • PK.M.2.0.a Sort toys by size, color, shape or category.

  • PK.M.2.0.b Match items that are similar (e.g., sort cars from small trucks).

  • PK.M.2.0.c Match objects such as pictures of adult animals with their babies.

  • PK.M.2.0.d Give reasons for placement of objects in groups.

  • PK.M.2.0.e Identify patterns that repeat themselves (e.g. red, orange, red, orange).

  • PK.M.2.0.f Repeat a pattern according to color, size, shape, etc., while using manipulatives or stringing beads.

  • PK.M.2.0.g Predict what comes next when shown a simple AB pattern.

  • PK.M.2.0.h Sort a group of objects more than one way.

  • PK.M.2.0.i Explain why they sorted a group of objects a certain way.

  • PK.M.2.0.1 Provide real objects for children to sort, count and pattern with in the classroom.

  • PK.M.2.0.2 Read books to children containing pattern relationships.

  • PK.M.2.0.3 Use transitions as a time to incorporate math concepts (sort children by clothing, gender, eye color, etc.).

  • PK.M.2.0.4 Provide many containers for children to use for sorting (egg cartons or muffin tins).

  • PK.M.2.0.5 Provide opportunities for children to sort, match, and regroup objects on a daily basis.

  • PK.M.2.0.6 Sing songs that have repeating patterns that children can easily identify.

  • PK.M.2.0.7 Hang or display charts or other posters with recognizable patterns around the room.

  • PK.M.2.0.8 Provide children with opportunities to have many hands-on patterning activities and experiences.

  • PK.M.2.0.9 Encourage children to explore patterns, textures, shapes and graphs in problem-solving situations and activities.

PK.M.3.0 Measurement

  • PK.3.PK.1 Compare objects by size to determine smaller and larger.

  • PK.3.PK.4 Sort pennies and nickels.

  • PK.3.PK.6 Identify day and night.

  • PK.M.3.0.a Sort toys from smallest to largest.

  • PK.M.3.0.b Determine which of the children in the classroom is tall, taller, and tallest.

  • PK.M.3.0.c Arrange a group of blocks from longest to shortest.

  • PK.M.3.0.d Identify and sort pennies and nickels.

  • PK.M.3.0.e Understand that each coin represents different values.

  • PK.M.3.0.f Use language associated with everyday events (e.g., understanding the difference between day and night).

  • PK.M.3.0.g Understand the sequence of the daily events and know what will happen next.

  • PK.M.3.0.h Describe the sequence of activities when going outside to play.

  • PK.M.3.0.1 Provide opportunities for children to experiment with measuring (e.g., sand, water, cooking, and art experiences).

  • PK.M.3.0.2 Talk about measurement concepts during everyday experiences (e.g., "how many cups will it take to fill that bowl?").

  • PK.M.3.0.3 Encourage measuring frequently during activity time.

  • PK.M.3.0.4 Talk about time and sequence during daily scheduled events.

  • PK.M.3.0.5 Provide opportunities for children to measure items in the classroom or during outside time.

  • PK.M.3.0.6 Provide enough rulers, measuring tapes, measuring cups, spoons, etc., so that all of the children can experiment.

  • PK.M.3.0.7 Encourage discussions with children about similarities and differences between objects.

  • PK.M.3.0.8 Model descriptive words to express amount and size to children during the daily events.

  • PK.M.3.0.9 Follow a consistent but flexible schedule, so that children will learn about the daily sequence of events.

  • PK.M.3.0.10 Provide materials that include three sizes of the same object so that children can explore the differences (e.g., measuring cups, spoons).

PK.M.4.0 Spatial Relationships, Geometry and Logic

  • PK.4.PK.1a Identify circles, triangles, and squares.

  • PK.4.PK.1b Begin to recognize two and three dimensional shapes in the environment.

  • PK.4.PK.2 Identify positions (e.g., in front, behind, next to, up, down, inside, outside, on top, ordinal positions).

  • PK.M.4.0.a Use basic shapes when drawing pictures.

  • PK.M.4.0.b Identify circles, squares and triangles in signs or pictures around the classroom.

  • PK.M.4.0.c Attempt to add shapes to their drawings.

  • PK.M.4.0.d Use objects in the class to show positions (e.g. cars on top of, off, inside, below, beside the blocks).

  • PK.M.4.0.e Understand the concepts of under, over, beside, between, outside, next to, etc.

  • PK.M.4.0.f Follow a path or move through an obstacle course.

  • PK.M.4.0.g Draw a map or the beginnings of a map to show a location during play time.

  • PK.M.4.0.1 Provide clay or play dough for children to create different shapes.

  • PK.M.4.0.2 Reinforce the use of shapes in the classroom by playing games, singing songs, and reading books about shapes.

  • PK.M.4.0.3 Encourage the children to describe the differences between a pair of shapes. Write down what the children share and post it on shape posters.

  • PK.M.4.0.4 Provide opportunities for children to see many different shapes. If possible, add new shaped blocks to the block area.

  • PK.M.4.0.5 Have children create three-dimensional shapes using a variety of materials.

  • PK.M.4.0.6 Use positional words with an object such as outside, inside, in front, behind, under, above, beside and on top of to play games with children in the classroom.

  • PK.M.4.0.7 Provide materials so that children will recognize the basic shapes.

  • PK.M.4.0.8 Model language to indicate directions, positions, distances, and sense of order.

  • PK.M.4.0.9 Play shape bingo or I Spy with the shapes that can be found in the classroom.

  • PK.M.4.0.10 Provide puzzles and manipulatives that include a variety of sizes of geometric shapes.

PK.M.5.0 Data Analysis

  • PK.5.PK.1 Identify and sort information (e.g., interpret quantity in pictures).

  • PK.M.5.0.a Use data to formulate their ideas (e.g., take a survey who likes chocolate milk better than white milk).

  • PK.M.5.0.b Have in-depth discussions about how things work or how to fix something.

  • PK.M.5.0.c Talk more in-depth about ideas that may not always be accurate.

  • PK.M.5.0.d Draw simple maps of the classroom, playground or other relevant places.

  • PK.M.5.0.1 Encourage children to use descriptive words.

  • PK.M.5.0.2 Ask children open-ended questions to promote analytical thinking.

  • PK.M.5.0.3 Provide children with materials to make their own graphs, posters and charts.

  • PK.M.5.0.4 Encourage children to share their ideas about how objects work and why.

  • PK.M.5.0.5 Give children time and materials to create their own maps.

  • PK.M.5.0.6 Let children use assorted materials to track their information around the classroom.

  • PK.M.5.0.7 Give the children access to clip boards so that they can collect their own data and information.