Use the interactive below to explore the Curriculum Focal Points across grade levels. As you are exploring, look for connections between and among the grade levels. There is no right or wrong answer for this exercise.
Please drag each focal point at the bottom of the screen into the gray-colored canvas and print out your results. This activity works best in Firefox, Chrome, and Safari web browsers.
Understanding and applying place value and properties of operations to solve problems involving addition and subtraction of whole numbers within 1000
Solving problems with multiplication and division within 100
Understanding fractions as numbers and representing equivalent fractions
Describe characteristics of 2-D and 3-D geometric figures, including measureable attributes
Developing fluency with efficient use of the four arithmetic operations on whole numbers and using this knowledge to solve problems
Understanding decimals and addition and subtraction of decimals
Building foundations for addition and subtraction of fractions
Developing and understanding of and fluency with addition, subtraction, muliplication, and division of fractions and decimals
Understanding and generating expressions and equations to solve problems
Representing and solving problems with perimeter, area, and volume
Organizing, representing, and interpreting sets of data
Using operations with integers and positive rational numbers to solve problems
Understanding and apply rations and rates and using equivalent ratios to represent proportional relationships
Using expressions and equations to represent relationships in a variety of contexts