In reading, evaluating, solving, and creating the problems incorporated in this unit student will be able to complete the following:
Students will work comfortably and confidently within the real number system and operations.
1.0.b. - Students will add, i.e. join things together, increase.
- Students will multiply, i.e. use repeated addition, count by multiples, combine things that come in groups.
Students will analyze problem situations and contexts in order to figure out when to add, subtract, multiply and divide
Students will participate in the formulation of problems.
5.2.a. - Students will make decisions about the approach, materials, and strategies to use.
Students will use previously learned strategies, skills, knowledge, and concepts to make decisions.
Students will use strategies, such as using manipulatives or drawing sketches, to model problems.
Students will extract pertinent information from situations and figure out what additional information is needed.
Students will make the basic choices involved in planning and carrying out a solution.
5.3c. - Students will solve problems in ways that make sense and explain why these ways make sense, e.g. defend the reasoning, and explain the solution.
Students will write problems to a given number sentence.
Students will move beyond a particular problem by making connections, extensions, and/or generalizations.
5.4.a. - Students will explain a pattern that can be used in similar situations.
Students will explain how the problem is similar to other problems they have solved.