Categories of Achievement

**1. Knowledge and Understanding**

- I
__select and apply the correct operations__(adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying) and units (i.e., cm, kg, m). - I
__understand and solve__math computations accurately.

**2. Thinking**

When I approach a math problem:

- I
__understand what is being asked__and__think of a game plan__to solve it. - I
__carry out__the plan. - I
__look back__at my solution and evaluate it (Am I able to justify and prove how I arrived at my answer?) - I
__use creative and critical thinking processes__to problem-solve.

**3. Communication**

- I can
__clearly express__my mathematical thinking orally, visually and/or in written form. - I can present my data in a logical way that
__others can follow__. - I use the
__appropriate vocabulary and terminology__.

**4. Application**

- I can apply what has been learned to
__familiar contexts__(e.g. current math unit). - I can translate what I have learned to
__new contexts__(e.g., other math units, other subject areas, real-life applications).