GlendaleUnified School District


California Common Core Content Standards

Kindergarten Mathematics


Kindergarten students learn to count to 100 and write numbers to 20.  Attention is given to numbers 11-20 where emphasis is placed on tens and ones building a foundation for place value understanding. Beginning addition and subtraction starts in kindergarten.  Students sort and classify groups of objects and identify basic shapes.

Specifically, your child will…

Counting and Cardinality

·         Know number names and be able to count to 100
·         Write numbers 0 – 20
·         Count objects to tell the number of things in a group up to 20

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

·         Understand that addition is putting together groups and adding to groups
·         Understand that subtraction is taking apart groups and taking from groups
·         Fluently add and subtract within 5

Number and Base Ten Operations

·         Learn about numbers 11-20, with tens and ones
·         Compare numbers and groups

Measurement and Data

·         Sort objects into groups
·         Classify objects and count the number of objects in categories


·         Identify and describe shapes
·         Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes

Common Core Standards Parent Handbook
Also see:
Parent Roadmap: Supporting your Child in Kindergarten Mathematics (PDF)
Standards for Mathematical Practice in Kindergarten (PDF)


Glendale Unified School District Mathematics Curriculum

Year at a Glance 2016-2017 
The Year-at-a-Glance is a unit-by-unit progression of what students will be learning this year.

Unit 1 and Translations

Unit 2 and Translations 

Unit 3 and Translations


Unit 5


Unit 6

Each link above takes you to the parent letter for the unit. The parent letter includes links to useful sites.



Last Modified on January 19, 2017
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