math journal
 Minnesota State Math Standards and Benchmarks in Kindergarten
K.1.1 Understands the relationship between quantities and whole numbers up to 31.
    -Read, write, and represent numbers up to 31
    -Count with or without objects forwards and backwards up to 31
    -Compare and order numbers up to 31
    -Find 1 more and 1 less than a given number up to 31
K.1.2  Use objects and pictures to represent situations involving combining and separating.
    -Use objects or draws pictures for problems using numbers up to 10 (adding and subtracting)
    -Compose and decompose numbers with or without objects/pictures
K.2.1  Recognize, create, complete, and extend patterns.
    -Recognize a pattern
    -Create a pattern
    -Complete a pattern
    -Extend a pattern
K.3.1  Recognize and sort basic two- and three-dimensional shapes and use them to model real world objects.
    -Recognize (point to) squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and hexagons
    -Recognize (point to) cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres
K.3.2.  Compare and order objects according to location and measurable attributes
    -Use words to compare objects (length, size, weight, or position)
    -Put objects in order (length or weight)