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Deep Dive into the Math Shifts

This module fosters a careful understanding of the math Shifts. Participants take a deep dive into the major work of grades K-8, build a deeper understanding of the coherence of the Standards, and work through sample problems that reflect the "rigor" expected by the Standards.

Facilitator's Guide

Read this first! Detailed guide for presenters including a summary of the activities, suggested delivery of module, and annotations for the additional resources.

Facilitator's Guide

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Deep Dive into Math Shifts - Presentations

  • 35-slide PPT

PowerPoint with Notes

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PowerPoint without Notes

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Engaging with the Content Activity: Focus Strongly Where the Standards Focus

Reflection on Focus by grade band, with opportunity for discussion. 1-pg doc.

Engaging with the Content: Handout

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Practicing with the Shifts: Rigor Activity, Sample Problems

Participants solve problems developed to illustrate key shifts in CCSSM. They analyze and evaluate sample problems for alignment to the Standards and their illustration of Rigor. The sample problems encourage discussion about conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency and application. 11-pg doc.

Rigor Activity: Sample Problems

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Extension Activity: Creating Problems

Participants use an understanding of focus, coherence, and rigor to create a set of aligned problems in one domain over a particular grade band.

Creating Problems: Activity Materials

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Creating Problems: Activity Sample

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Discussion Questions for Additional Materials

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Discussion Questions for Additional Readings

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