# Standards for Mathematical Practice - Iowa Core Mathematics Support - Professional Development Resources

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## 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

### Elementary

Formative Assessment

Student Case: Melanie

- Discussion of Studen Case - Melanie
- Melanie's Understanding of Place Value
- Assessing Place Value Understanding

### Middle

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Text Messaging

### High

Candy Quality Control

Check That Digit

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Riding a Ferris Wheel and Transforming Functions: Student Handout

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Solving Linear Equations

- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher and PD Notes
- Solving Linear Equations: Student Version
- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher Versions

Text Messaging

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

## 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

### Elementary

Assessing Place Value Understanding (Student Case: Melanie)

Assessment of Concepts Readings

### Middle

Text Messaging

### High

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Riding a Ferris Wheel and Transforming Functions: Student Handout

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Text Messaging

## 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

### Elementary

Group Task Choose a Common Assessment

Shift in Assessment Practices (Assessment Considerations)

Student Case: Melanie

- Discussion of Studen Case - Melanie
- Melanie's Understanding of Place Value
- Assessing Place Value Understanding

Student Role Cards (Formative Assessment)

### Middle

### High

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

## 4. Model with mathematics.

### Elementary

Formative Assessment

### Middle

Text Messaging

### High

Analyzing the Quadratic Formula (Factoring, Quadratics)

Candy Quality Control

Check That Digit

A Connected and Coherent Approach to Teaching Algebra: A Functions Approach to Teaching Algebra

Functions

- A Connected and Coherent Approach to Teaching Algebra: A Functions Approach to Teaching Algebra
- Comparing Functions

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Riding a Ferris Wheel and Transforming Functions: Student Handout

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Text Messaging

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

## 5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

**Elementary**

### Middle

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Text Messaging

### High

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Solving Linear Equations

- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher and PD Notes
- Solving Linear Equations: Student Version
- Solving Linear Equations: Teacher Versions

Text Messaging

## 6. Attend to precision.

### Elementary

Assessing Place Value Understanding (Student Case: Melanie)

### Middle

### High

Meaningful Distributed Practice Planning: Graphing Linear Equations & Solving Linear Systems

Medicine Dosage

- Medicine Dosage Task
- Medicine Dosage Task Spreadsheet Showing Different Recursive Models
- Explanation of Two Recursive Models for Medicine Dosage Task

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Skydiving Math

## 7. Look for and make use of structure.

### Elementary

Assessing Place Value Understanding (Student Case: Melanie)

Assessment of Concepts Readings

Lesson - 14 Legs in a Barn (Formative Assessment)

MDP: Describing 2 and 3D Shapes (Classifying Shapes)

### Middle

### High

Functions

- A Connected and Coherent Approach to Teaching Algebra: A Functions Approach to Teaching Algebra
- Comparing Functions

Logarithms: Examples of Gentle Gradual Development Through Meaningful Distributed Practice

Reflections on Factoring: The Process of Factoring, Factored Form, And Prime Quadratics (Factoring, Quadratics)

Riding a Ferris Wheel and Transforming Functions: Student Handout (Ferris Wheel)

## 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

### Elementary

Assessment of Concepts Readings

Student Case: Melanie

### Middle

### High

Logarithms: Examples of Gentle Gradual Development Through Meaningful Distributed Practice

Medicine Dosage