Prior to the development of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics, a series of documents were produced by writers of the Common Core that described a specific topic or concept across a number of grade bands. These draft learning progression documents were informed by research on children’s cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics. They formed the foundation for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

Counting, Cardinality, and Algebraic Thinking

Numbers and Base Ten



Measurement (Data Portion)