Math: Sorting and Classifying

Suggested Time Frame: 30 Instructional Days


Focus TEKS

Identifying Coins

  • K.4 identify U.S. coins by name, including pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters

Sorting and Classifying Shapes

  • K.6A identify two-dimensional shapes, including circles, triangles, rectangles, and squares as special rectangles
  • K.6B identify three-dimensional solids, including cylinders, cones, spheres, and cubes, in the real world
  • K.6C  identify two-dimensional components of three-dimensional objects
  • K.6D identify attributes of two-dimensional shapes using informal and formal geometric language interchangeably
  • K.6E classify and sort a variety of regular and irregular two- and three-dimensional figures regardless of orientation or size
  • K.6F create two-dimensional shapes using a variety of materials and drawings

Sorting and Displaying Data

  • K.8A collect, sort, and organize data into two or three categories
  • K.8B use data to create real-object and picture graphs
  • K.8C draw conclusions from real-object and picture graphs
Numeracy TEKS


  • K.2D recognize instantly the quantity of a small group of objects [10 or less in this unit] in organized and random arrangements

Counting Patterns

  • K.5 The student is expected to recite numbers up to at least 100 [40 in this unit] by ones and tens beginning with any given number