Math  201819
K.12  Sort and Classify
The
student will
 sort and classify objects according to one attribute.
Adopted: 2016
BIG IDEAS
 So I can describe objects to myself and others in a clearly, making connections with other known items
 So that I can sort and classify objects in different ways
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
 Objects can
be sorted and classified in different ways.
 To classify
is to arrange or organize a set of materials according to a category or
attribute (a quality or characteristic).
 General
similarities and differences among objects are easily observed by children
entering kindergarten, who are able to focus on any one attribute. The
teacher’s task is to move students toward a more sophisticated understanding of
classification in which two or more attributes connect or differentiate sets,
such as those found in nature (e.g., leaves having both different colors and
different figures).
ESSENTIALS
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

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Updated: Aug 22, 2018