National Council for Teachers of Mathematics

Curriculum Standards

STANDARD 9:
GEOMETRY AND SPATIAL SENSE
In grades K-4, the mathematics curriculum should include two- and three-dimensional 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 K-4, 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 k-4, 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.