Nova Scotia Learning Outcomes — Grade K


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K-DM.F.

Students will solve problems involving the collection, display, and analysis of data.

K-DM.F1.

Students will be expected to collect and organize data about issues of personal interest.

K-DM.F3.

Students will be expected to interpret and create real and picture graphs.

K-G.E.

Students will demonstrate spatial sense and apply geometric concepts, properties, and relationships.

K-G.E1.

Students will be expected to develop spatial sense, including position-in-space and the language associated with it.

K-G.E2.

Students will be expected to develop spatial sense, including eye-motor co-ordination.

K-G.E3.

Students will be expected to sort and build with 2-D and 3-D shapes.

K-G.E4.

Students will be expected to pattern with 2-D and 3-D shapes.

K-G.E5.

Students will be expected to recognize, name, describe, and compare 3-D shapes (including sphere, cylinder, cone, and cube) and 2-D shapes (including square, triangle, circle, and rectangle).

K-G.E6.

Students will be expected to build 2-D shapes using structured materials.

K-G.E7.

Students will be expected to subdivide and change shapes.

K-G.E8.

Students will be expected to make transformations of figures and shapes.

K-G.E9.

Students will be expected to recognize familiar shapes occurring in the environment.

K-M.D.

Students will demonstrate an understanding of and apply concepts and skills associated with measurement.

K-M.D1.

Students will be expected to compare and order objects based on length, capacity, and mass.

K-M.D3.

Students will be expected to sort items based on measurement attributes.

K-NC.A.

Students will demonstrate number sense and apply number theory concepts.

K-NC.A1.

Students will be expected to sort sets on the basis of number.

K-NC.A2.

Students will be expected to count to determine the number in a group.

K-NC.A3.

Students will be expected to create sets of a given number.

K-NC.A4.

Students will be expected to explore a variety of physical representations of numbers.

K-NC.A5.

Students will be expected to count in a variety of ways.

K-NC.A6.

Students will be expected to interpret ordinal numbers.

K-NC.A7.

Students will be expected to recognize the meaning of halves when used in context.

K-NC.A8.

Students will be expected to use symbols to represent numbers.

K-NC.A9.

Students will be expected to determine which group has more, which has less/fewer, or whether groups are equivalent.

K-NC.B.

Students will demonstrate operation sense and apply operation principles and procedures in both numeric and algebraic situations.

K-NC.B1.

Students will be expected to count the results when small groups are combined.

K-NC.B2.

Students will be expected to count the results when small groups are separated.

K-NC.B3.

Students will be expected to determine how many more one group has than another.

K-PR.C.

Students will explore, recognize, represent, and apply patterns and relationships, both informally and formally.

K-PR.C1.

Students will be expected to copy and extend patterns including those involving number, shape, size, and colour.

K-PR.C2.

Students will be expected to copy patterns based on measurement attributes.

K-PR.C3.

Students will be expected to create patterns.

K-PR.C4.

Students will be expected to represent the same pattern in multiple ways.

SCP.GCO.1.

Students will develop an understanding of the nature of science and technology, of the relationships between science and technology, and of the social and environmental contexts of science and technology. (STSE)

SCP.GCO.2.

Students will develop the skills required for scientific and technological inquiry, for solving problems, for communicating scientific ideas and results, for working collaboratively, and for making informed decisions.

SCP.GCO.3.

Students will construct knowledge and understandings of concepts in life science, physical science, and Earth and space science, and apply these understandings to interpret, integrate, and extend their knowledge. (Knowledge)

SCP.GCO.4.

Students will be encouraged to develop attitudes that support the responsible acquisition and application of scientific and technological knowledge to the mutual benefit of self, society, and the environment.

SS.P.1.1.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of themselves as unique and special.

SS.P.1.1.1.

Identify characteristics about themselves that make them unique and special persons

SS.P.1.1.2.

Develop an awareness that all individuals have characteristics that make them unique and special

SS.P.1.2.

Students will be expected to identify needs and wants that are common to all children.

SS.P.1.2.1.

Identify the difference between needs and wants

SS.P.1.2.2.

Develop awareness that all children have basic needs and wants

SS.P.1.2.3.

Recognize that children (local, national, and global) have special wants that relate to their needs

SS.P.1.2.4.

Give examples of themselves as consumers satisfying needs and wants

SS.P.1.3.

Students will be expected to identify and describe groups to which they belong.

SS.P.1.3.1.

Identify the attributes of a family group (local, national, and global)

SS.P.1.3.2.

Develop an awareness that groups form for a variety of reasons and have a variety of purposes

SS.P.1.3.3.

Identify positive and negative feelings associated with belonging or wanting to belong to a group

SS.P.1.4.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding that the need for co-operation is an important part of being a member of a group.

SS.P.1.4.1.

Develop an awareness of rules and why they are made

SS.P.1.4.2.

Identify and analyze formal and informal rules

SS.P.1.4.3.

Identify and practise skills that would help them resolve conflict

SS.P.2.1.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding that families have historic roots.

SS.P.2.1.1.

Identify the important people that they consider as members of their family and extended family

SS.P.2.1.2.

Give examples to show that families have historic roots

SS.P.2.1.3.

Explore terminology associated with time

SS.P.2.2.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of how the roles of family members change over time.

SS.P.2.2.1.

Identify the responsibilities of family members

SS.P.2.2.2.

Demonstrate an awareness that the responsibilities of family members may change

SS.P.2.2.3.

Recognize that the structure of families may change

SS.P.2.2.4.

Give examples of how the roles of family members have changed over time

SS.P.2.3.

Students will be expected to recognize that families (local, national, and global) have varied traditions, rituals, and celebrations.

SS.P.2.3.1.

Identify traditions, rituals and celebrations connected to their personal experiences

SS.P.2.3.2.

Give examples to show that families (local, national, and global) have varied traditions, rituals and celebrations

SS.P.2.3.3.

Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of showing respect for others' traditions, rituals, and celebrations

SS.P.3.1.

Students will be expected to describe some of the natural and constructed features of their community.

SS.P.3.1.1.

Demonstrate an awareness of the concept of natural and constructed features

SS.P.3.1.2.

Identify common features and landmarks in their community

SS.P.3.1.3.

Use and create simple maps to distinguish between land and water (local, national, and global)

SS.P.3.1.4.

Locate familiar bodies of water and land forms in their community

SS.P.3.2.

Students will be expected to use basic mapping skills to identify, locate, and name familiar places within the community.

SS.P.3.2.1.

Give verbal directions using relative terms for different locations

SS.P.3.2.2.

Give directions in relative terms

SS.P.3.2.3.

Use signs and symbols to identify location

SS.P.3.2.4.

Read simple maps and pictures

SS.P.3.3.

Students will be expected to identify connections between their community and other communities (local, national, and global).

SS.P.3.3.1.

Identify places where products originate

SS.P.3.3.2.

Give examples to show that communities depend on each other to provide for their needs and wants

SS.P.3.3.3.

Explain how communities connect through transportation and communication

SS.P.A.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the origins, functions, and sources of power, authority, and governance.

SS.P.A.1

Culture and Diversity

SS.P.B.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of culture, diversity, and world view, recognizing the similarities and differences reflected in various personal, cultural, racial, and ethnic perspectives.

SS.P.B.1

Individuals, Societies, and Economic Decisions

SS.P.C.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make responsible economic decisions as individuals and as members of society.

SS.P.D.

People, Place, and Environment

SS.P.D.1

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the interdependent relationship among individuals, societies, and the environment locally, nationally, and globally and the implications for a sustainable future.

SS.P.E.

Time, Continuity, and Change

SS.P.E.1

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the interactions among people, places, and the environment.

SS.P.F.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the past and how it affects the present and the future.

SS.P.GCO.

Citizenship, Power, and Governance