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## Standards

### Problem Solving

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Students will build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving.

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Explore, examine, and make observations about a social problem or mathematical situation

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Interpret information correctly, identify the problem, and generate possible solutions

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Students will solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts.

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Act out or model with manipulatives activities involving mathematical content from literature and/or story telling

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Formulate problems and solutions from everyday situations (e.g., counting the number of children in the class, using the calendar to teach counting).

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Use informal counting strategies to find solutions

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Experience teacher-directed questioning process to understand problems

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Compare and discuss ideas for solving a problem with teacher and/or students to justify their thinking

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Use manipulatives (e.g., tiles, blocks) to model the action in problems

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Students will monitor and reflect on the process of mathematical problem solving.

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Explain to others how a problem was solved, giving strategies

### Reasoning and Proof

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Reasoning and Proof

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Students will recognize reasoning and proof as fundamental aspects of mathematics.

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Understand that mathematical statements can be true or false

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Students will make and investigate mathematical conjectures.

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Investigate the use of knowledgeable guessing as a mathematical tool

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Explore guesses, using a variety of objects and manipulatives

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Students will develop and evaluate mathematical arguments and proofs.

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Listen to claims other students make

### Communication

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Communication

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Students will organize and consolidate their mathematical thinking through communication.

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Understand how to organize their thought processes with teacher guidance

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Students will communicate their mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers, teachers, and others.

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Share mathematical ideas through the manipulation of objects, drawings, pictures, and verbal explanations

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Students will analyze and evaluate the mathematical thinking and strategies of others.

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Listen to solutions shared by other students

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Formulate mathematically relevant questions with teacher guidance

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Students will use the language of mathematics to express mathematical ideas precisely.

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Use appropriate mathematical terms, vocabulary, and language

### Connections

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Connections

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Students will recognize and apply mathematics in contexts outside of mathematics.

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Recognize the presence of mathematics in their daily lives

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Use counting strategies to solve problems in their daily lives

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Recognize and apply mathematics to objects and pictures

### Representation

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Representation

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Students will create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas.

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Use multiple representations, including verbal language, acting out or modeling a situation, and drawing pictures as representations

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Use standard and nonstandard representations

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Students will use representations to model and interpret physical, social, and mathematical phenomena.

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Use objects to show and understand physical phenomena (e.g., guess the number of cookies in a package)

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Use objects to show and understand social phenomena (e.g., count and represent sharing cookies between friends)

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Use objects to show and understand mathematical phenomena (e.g., draw pictures to show a story problem, show number value using fingers on your hand)

### Kindergarten

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Students will understand numbers, multiple ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.

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Count the items in a collection and know the last counting word tells how many items are in the collection (1 to 10)

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Numerically label a data set of 1 to 5

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Verbally count by 1’s to 20

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Represent collections with a finger pattern up to 10

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Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent a spoken number up to 10

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Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent how many in a collection up to 10

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Visually determine how many more or less, and then using the verbal counting sequence, match and count 1-10

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Students will understand meanings of operations and procedures, and how they relate to one another.

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Solve and create addition and subtraction verbal word problems (use counting-based strategies, such as counting on and to ten)

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### Algebra

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Students will recognize, use, and represent algebraically patterns, relations, and functions.

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Use a variety of manipulatives to create patterns using attributes of color, size, or shape

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Recognize, describe, extend, and create patterns that repeat (e.g., ABABAB or ABAABAAAB)

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Students will use visualization and spatial reasoning to analyze characteristics and properties of geometric shapes.

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MA.K.K.G.1

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Students will identify and justify geometric relationships, formally and informally.

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Sort groups of objects by size and size order (increasing and decreasing)

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Students will apply transformations and symmetry to analyze problem solving situations.

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Explore vertical and horizontal orientation of objects

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Students will apply coordinate geometry to analyze problem solving situations.

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Understand and use ideas such as over, under, above, below, on, beside, next to, and between

View Resources### Measurement

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Students will determine what can be measured and how, using appropriate methods and formulas.

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Compare the length of two objects by representing each length with string or a paper strip

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Relate specific times such as morning, noon, afternoon, and evening to activities and absence or presence of daylight

### Kindergarten

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MA.K.K.S.1

Gather data in response to questions posed by the teacher and students

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Help to make simple pictographs for quantities up to 10, where one picture represents 1

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Sort and organize objects by two attributes (e.g., color, size, or shape)

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