South Dakota Standards
SD.K.A. Algebra: Students will use the language of algebra to explore, describe, represent, and analyze number expressions and relations that represent variable quantities.
K.A.3. Interpret and develop mathematical models.
K.A.3.1. Knowledge: Students are able to use concrete objects to model the meaning of the '+' and '-' symbols.
K.A.3.1.a. Model problem situations using physical materials.
K.A.4. Describe and use properties and behaviors of relations, functions, and inverses.
K.A.4.2. Comprehension: Students are able to sort and classify objects according to one attribute.
SD.K.N. Number Sense: Students will develop and use number sense to investigate the characteristics of numbers in a variety of forms and modes of operation.
K.N.3. Develop conjectures, predictions, or estimations to solve problems and verify or justify the results.
K.N.3.1. Application: Students are able to solve addition and subtraction problems up to 10 in context.
K.N.3.1.a. Represent problem situations and solve using concrete objects, pictures, or numbers.
K.N.3.1.b. Explain how to solve story problems using concrete objects and pictures.