Goals of 5th Grade Math
Students will become mathematicians!
Students will make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Students will reason abstractly and quantitatively.
Students will construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Students will model with mathematics.
Students will use appropriate tools strategically.
Students will attend to precision.
Students will look for and make use of structure.
Students will look for and express regularity in reapeated reasoning.
(Mathematical Process Standards)
As the students say, "We will solve problems, think math, talk math, show math, use math tools, try our best, use what we already know, and look for patterns." Sounds easy enough!