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Problem Solving
  • Solve problems that require a variety of strategies, with and without manipulatives
  • Evaluate solutions
  • Write word problems
  • Solve multi-step problems
  • Investigate patterns which mix operations
  • Work alone and in groups to investigate problems and identify one or more strategies for solving them
  • Discuss, draw and write about mathematical relationships and concepts
  • Discover and discuss the relationship between processes
  • Connect mathematics to the real world, i.e. science, art, economics, literature
Number Sense and Numeration
  • Read, write and make a model of any number up to 6 digits
  • Discuss and give examples of the uses of numbers
Number Operations
  • Basic facts – all operations
  • Explore the relationships among the four operations
  • Understand and explore the concept of fractions
  • Explore the operations of addition and subtraction of fractions with common denominators
  • Understand and write fractional parts up through eighths
  • Find the sum of any three four-digit numbers
  • Find the difference between two four-digit numbers
  • Develop concept for finding the product of one or two digit factors (i.e. 24 x 7)
  • Investigate the meaning of multiplication and division by using manipulatives, pictures and arrays
  • Multiply three-digit numbers by two-digit numbers
  • Divide three-digit numbers by one-digit numbers, with remainders; check by multiplying
  • Understand and write fractions (with demominators 2 through 8 )
  • Add/subtract fractions with like denominators
  • Use a variety of strategies to estimate the results of a problem involving either the four operations with whole numbers or measurement
Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • Identify, describe, and draw models of rays, parallel and perpendicular lines, and right, straight, acute and obtuse angles
  • Explore parallelograms, rhombi, and trapezoids using concrete models, such as geoboards, and make a list of properties for each
  • Explore congruency
  • Explore lines of symmetry
  • Name and describe properties of cylinders, cones, cubes, spheres, and pyramids
  • Recognize and describe three-dimensional shapes
  • Use standard units to measure length and temperature
  • Find area and perimeter
  • Recognize names and values of coins and calculate change
  • Figure time intervals in hours and minutes
Data Analysis and Probability
  • Collect data and construct picture, bar and line graphs
  • Interpret graphs
  • Explore probability
Functions and Relations
  • Recognize, describe, extend, and create a wide variety of patterns
  • Write and solve open sentences