 ## UNITS

Unit:
• Place Value up to 1,000
Essential Questions:
• What is the definition of place value?
• How can place value be used to represent a number up to 1,000?
• What is the difference between ones and tens place?
• How can we compare two-digit and three-digit numbers?
• How is the value of a digit determined by its place in a number?
• How can we use place value to add and subtract two- and three-digit numbers?
• How can we use place value to round numbers up to 1,000?
• How can we represent a number up to 1,000 using arrays, base ten blocks, and manipulatives?
• How can we use place value to identify odd and even numbers?
• What strategies can be used to solve problems that involve place value up to 1,000?
Unit:
• Number Patterns and Sequence
Essential Questions:
• How can patterns help us to understand numbers better?
• How are number patterns and sequences related?
• What types of patterns can be used to complete a sequence?
• What strategies can be used to identify and extend number patterns?
• How does understanding number patterns and sequences help us to solve math problems?
• How can we represent numbers using patterns and sequences?
• How does fluency help us to efficiently solve problems?
Unit:
Essential Questions:
• What are some strategies for solving addition and subtraction problems?
• How can we use addition and subtraction to solve problems in real-world situations?
• How can we use visual representations to help solve addition and subtraction problems?
• How are addition and subtraction related?
• What are some ways to make addition and subtraction more efficient and accurate?
• How do addition and subtraction help us understand the relationships between numbers?
• How can we use mental math to solve addition and subtraction problems quickly?
• How can place value help us understand addition and subtraction?
• What is the relationship between addition and multiplication?
• What is the relationship between subtraction and division?
Unit:
• Chance
Essential Questions:
• What is chance?
• What kinds of situations involve chance?
• How can we measure chance?
• What are the different ways to represent chance?
• How can we use numbers to explain chance?
• How can we use basic probability to make predictions?
• How can using probability help us make decisions?
• How can we use data to describe chance?
• How is chance related to our everyday lives?\
• How can we use chance to explain patterns?
Unit:
• Collect and Organize Data
Essential Questions:
• What is the difference between collecting and organizing data?
• How can data be collected and organized in a meaningful way?
• What are the benefits of collecting and organizing data?
• How can we use data to help solve problems?
• How can we create graphs to help visualize collected data?
• How can we use collected data to make predictions?
• How can we use collected data to make decisions?
• How can we use collected data to communicate information?
Unit:
• Communicating and Reasoning
Essential Questions:
• How can we use communication and reasoning to solve math problems?
• What strategies can we use to explain our solutions to math problems?
• What are the benefits of using reasoning and communicating when solving math problems?
• How can we apply our understanding of communicating and reasoning to real-world situations?
• What role does mathematics play when communicating and reasoning?
• How can we use communication and reasoning to create mathematical models?
Unit:
• Money
Essential Questions:
• How can we identify coins and understand the values of coins?
• How can we use coins to make different amounts of money?
• How can we make change from different amounts of money?
• How can we make amounts of money using different coins?
• How can we understand the relationship between money and time?
• What are some ways we can compare data about money?
• How does the availability of money affect decision making?
• Why do people save money?
• How can students develop financial literacy skills?
Unit:
• Multiplication and Division
Essential Questions:
• What are the essential skills necessary to understand multiplication and division?
• How can we use manipulatives to better understand multiplication and division?
• How can we use strategies to solve multiplication and division problems?
• How can multiplication and division help us solve real-world problems?
• What strategies can help us remember how to multiply and divide?
• How is the multiplication process related to the division process?
• How do multiplication and division help us understand other math topics?
• How can we use mental math to solve multiplication and division problems?
• What are the different ways to represent multiplication and division?
• How can we use patterns and relationships to solve multiplication and division problems?
Unit:
• Fractions
Essential Questions:
• What is a fraction?
• How can fractions help us to understand and solve mathematical problems?
• How can fractions be used to compare and contrast different amounts?
• How can we identify and represent fractions using both numbers and pictures?
• What strategies can be used to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions?
• How can fractions be used to describe or express real-world situations?
• How can fractions be used to solve problems involving measurement and geometry?
Unit:
• Shape, Position, and Time
Essential Questions:
• What shapes are used to represent time?
• How can we tell the position of something in relation to another object?
• What attributes do shapes have that can be used to describe their position?
• How does time affect our day-to-day lives?
• How can we use shapes to represent time?
• What strategies can we use to help us remember the sequence of events?
• How can we use shapes to tell the time?
• How can we use shapes to represent the passing of time?
• How do we measure time?
• How do we use spatial relationships to help us understand the passing of time?
Unit:
• Length,Area, Volume, and Capacity
Essential Questions:
• How do you measure the length of an object?
• How can you measure the area of a room or shape?
• What is the difference between volume, and capacity?
• What is the relationship between length, area, and volume?
• How can we use units of measure to record length, area, and volume?
• How can we compare and order measurements of length, area, and volume?
• How can we use our knowledge of length, area, and volume to solve real-world problems?
Unit:
• Problem Solving
Essential Questions:
• What strategies can students use to solve problems?
• How can students use their understanding of math concepts to solve problems?
• What strategies can students use to approach different types of math problems?
• What techniques can students use to identify the key elements in a problem?
• How can students use visual representations to solve complex math problems?
• How can students use problem solving to identify and apply math concepts?
• How can students use problem solving to interpret and understand data?
• What tools and resources can students use to support their problem solving skills?
• How can students use problem solving to make connections between math concepts?
• How can students use problem solving to develop their thinking skills?