Common Core Standards for Math

Mathematical Practice

Make sense of problems & persevere in solving them

  • Explain meaning of problem & look for ways to solve
  • Analyze parts of the question to comprehend what it is asking
  • Draw diagrams, charts, graphs, tables
  • Use concrete objects or pictures
  • Check answers using different methods
  • Ask self, "Does this make sense?"

Reason abstractly and quantitatively

  • Make sense of quantities and their relationships in problem situations