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Problem Solving
  • review and explore additional problems solving strategies
  • use simple problems to suggest more complex solutions
  • solve multi-step problems
  • develop confidence, perseverance and persistence in problem solving (independently and in groups)
  • use models, facts, properties and relationships to explain thinking
  • compare and contrast 2 dimensional geometric figures
  • given a problem, identify one or more strategies for solving the problem
  • make and validate conjectures about relationships
  • draw diagrams and use objects to illustrate concepts
  • use table, charts, graphs and mathematical symbolism
  • discover relationships and patterns within the set of whole numbers
  • explore patterns and relationships within geometry
  • use mathematical topics in other disciplines
  • apply mathematics in everyday life situations
  • explore the relationship between +,-,x,÷ with whole numbers
  • connect operations with whole numbers to fractions and decimals
Number Sense and Numerations
  • name place value from thousandths to millions
  • round numbers for estimation and mental computation
  • order a set of rational numbers
  • read and name numbers with whole number exponents
  • explore prime, square, and composite numbers
Whole Number Operations
  • develop meaning of + – x ÷ with fractions
  • explore concept of +, -, across whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • explore x across whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • basic facts – all operations
  • + – x ÷ whole numbers of reasonable size
  • use calculators as appropriate
  • explore and describe properties of common 2 dimensional figures
Spatial Sense
  • identify congruent or similar figures
  • use standard to measure length
  • use standard and to find the area of common figures
  • explore and prepare formulas for the areas of rectangle and triangle
  • explore standard and non-standard units of measure for volume, capacity, weight and temperature
  • determine the amount of change from a purchase
Data Analysis and Probability
  • construct and interpret picture, bar, circle and line graphs
  • quantify the empirical probability of simple events
Functions and Relations
  • recognize, describe, analyze, extend and create a variety of patterns using models, tables, graphs, simple rules and manipulatives
  • write and solve open sentences
  • plot points on a number line and on a rectangular coordinate system