Benchmark 11B: Common Themes : Models

• Seeing how a model works after changes are made to it may suggest how the real thing would work if the same thing were done to it. (1 of 2)
• Standard 3-2 page 29, Grades K-4
Use models, known facts, properties, and relationships to explain their thinking

Standard 2-1, page 78, Grades 5-8
Model situations using oral, written, concrete, pictorial, graphical, and algebraic methods

Standard 2-1 page 140, Grades 9-12
Reflect on and clarify their own thinking about mathematical ideas and situations

• Geometric figures, number sequences, graphs, diagrams, sketches, number lines, maps, and stories can be used to represent objects, events, and processes in the real world, although such representations can never be exact in every detail.
• Standard 2-2 page 26, Grades K-4
Reflect on and clarify their thinking about mathematical ideas and situations

Standard 3-2 page 29, Grades K-4
Use models, known facts, properties, and relationships to explain their thinking

Standard 12-4 page 57, Grades K-4
Use models to explore operations on fractions and decimals

Standard 2-1, page 78, Grades 5-8
Model situations using oral, written, concrete, pictorial, graphical, and algebraic methods

Standard 4-2, page 84, Grades 5-8
Explore problems and describe results using graphical, numerical, physical, and verbal mathematical models or representations

Standard 9-2, page 102, Grades 5-8
Represent situations and number patterns with tables, graphs, verbal rules, and equations and explore the interrelationships of these representations

Standard 12-6, page 112, Grades 5-8
Develop an appreciation of geometry as a means of describing the physical world