Monthly Math Guideposts   (based on our Everyday Mathematics curriculum)

September and October
Count forward from 0-21, back 10-0
Compare lengths of objects
Count objects 1-10
Identify symmetrical objects
Identify triangle, circle, rectangle, square

November and December
Count forward from 0-50
Count objects 1-20
Identify and compare teen numbers
Create and extend patterns
Compare numbers 0-20
Sort objects by shape, size, or color

January and February
Count forward from 0-75, back 20-0
Count by 5s and 10s past 100
Know the name and value of penny, nickel, & dime
Estimate small number of objects
Use a graph to answer simple questions
Use probability terms (possible, impossible, likely & unlikely)
Measure objects using pan balance, ruler, & thermometer

March and April
Count forward to 100
Count by 2s to 30
Use +, -, & = symbols to represent number stories
Divide a group in half (equal parts)
Compare and order numbers

May
Count past 100 by 1s, 5s, 10s
Exchange 1s for 10s and 10s for 100s
Represent equivalent names for numbers
(example 10: 10 triangles,  5+5, dime, 10 fingers, 11-1)
Identify cube and sphere
Recognize quarter and dollar bill
Estimate time using the hour hand

Kindergarten Math ELOs   (Essential Learner Outcomes based on MN state standards)

Number and Operation

I can count by 1s, 5s, 10s past 100.
I can count backward from 20-0.
I can read and write numbers 0-100.
I can count and model numbers with objects.

Algebra

I can create and extend 2 & 3 part patterns.
I can sort objects by different rules/attributes.
I can read, write and solve numbers stories using plus, minus and equal.

Geometry and Measurement

I can use tools to compare length and weight.
I can identify circle, triangle, square, and rectangle.
I can identify the name and value of penny, nickel, and dime.

Data Analysis

I can use a graph to answer simple questions.

Math Websites

IXL Math Practice is an online site we use to practice the ELO math skills a kindergartner needs to know.  The site will provide limited practice, but you have the option to purchase a subscription to IXL.

 IXL Math Practice