National STEM Standards
STEM.M. MATHEMATICS: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM.1. Number and Operations
1.1. Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.
1.1.1. Count with understanding and recognize ''how many'' in sets of objects.
1.1.4. Develop a sense of whole numbers and represent and use them in flexible ways, including relating, composing, and decomposing numbers.
1.1.5. Connect number words and numerals to the quantities they represent, using various physical models and representations.
NCTM.12. Connections to the Grade 2 Focal Points
12.3. Algebra: Children use number patterns to extend their knowledge of properties of numbers and operations. For example, when skip counting, they build foundations for understanding multiples and factors.