
National
Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Curriculum
Standards

STANDARD
9:
GEOMETRY
AND SPATIAL SENSE 
In
grades K4, the mathematics curriculum should include two and threedimensional
geometry so that students can

describe, model, draw, and classify
shapes;

investigate and predict the results
of combining, subdividing, and changing shapes;

recognize and appreciate geometry
in their world.

STANDARD
11:
STATISTICS
AND PROBABILITY 
In
grades K4, the mathematics curriculum should include experiences with
data analysis and probability so that students can

collect, organize, and describe
data;

construct, read, and interpret
displays of data.

STANDARD
13: PATTERNS AND RELATIONSHIPS 
In grades k4, the
mathematics curriculum should include the study of patterns and relationships
so that students can
 recognize, describe,
extend, and create a wide variety of patterns.

