A Guide for Planning a Mathematics Curriculum Outline
Overview
(Includes Philosophy Statements, which might include the following)
- Mathematics is
- Mathematical literacy includes
- People learn mathematics by
- Mathematical learning can be facilitated by
- Assessment of mathematics includes
Year Goals, Landmarks, or Big Ideas categories
(Based on information in the overview)
Attitude/Disposition/Habits of Mind - source list
- Reflective -
Curious and willingly open-minded to consider explaining ideas based on evidence and reasoning against previous ideas based on evidence reasoning in mathematical ways.
- Respect for evidence and objectivity. Insistent on evidence. Requires evidence to formulate explanations, make decisions, and will seek proof to verify ideas and make decisions.
- Persistent, grit -
Continues despite obstacles, warnings or setbacks.
- Responsible - take actions for personal understanding and learning.
- Values communication -
Seeks ways to communicate that effectively enable others to accurately conceptualize the ideas wanting to be communicated.
- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
- Model with mathematics.
- Use appropriate tools strategically.
- Attend to precision.
- Look for and make use of structure.
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
- Problem Solving
- Reasoning and Proof
- Communication
- Connections
- Representation
- Number sense
- Algebra
- Geometry
- Measurement
- Data Analysis, Probability, and Statistics
- Counting and Cardinality (K)
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Number and Operations in Base Ten (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Number and Operationsâ€”Fractions (3, 4, 5)
- The Number System (7, 8)
- Measurement and Data (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Geometry (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
- Ratios and Proportional Relationships (6, 7)
- Expressions and Equations (6, 7, 8)
- Statistics and Probability (6, 7, 8)
- Functions (8)
Dr. Robert Sweetland's notes