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Mathematics Curriculum Framework - November 2000

Learning Standards by Strand

Geometry for Grades Pre K - K

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Analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships
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Specify locations and describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems
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Apply transformations and use symmetry to analyze mathematical situations
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Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems

Learning Standards

Students engage in problem solving, communicating, reasoning, connecting, and representing as they:

Name, describe, sort, and draw simple two-dimensional shapes. cross symbol
Describe attributes of two-dimensional shapes, e.g., number of sides, number of corners. cross symbol
Name and compare three-dimensional shapes. cross symbol
Identify positions of objects in space, and use appropriate language (e.g., beside, inside, next to, close to, above, below, apart) to describe and compare their relative positions. solid circle symbol


Exploratory Concepts and Skills

  • Investigate symmetry of two- and three-dimensional shapes and constructions.


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Last Updated: November 1, 2000
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