Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Write and evaluate numerical expressions (including those involving parentheses). (5.OA.1-2)
Concepts and Skills
* Write and interpret numerical expressions including parentheses, brackets, braces
Describe and apply properties of arithmetic
* Evaluate expressions with parentheses, brackets, braces
Extend, describe, and create numeric patterns
A student in fifth grade can demonstrate the ability to apply and comprehend critical language by comparing numerical expressions verbally and in writing.
Order of operations
Problem solving is simplified by choosing efficient strategies and number representations.
Numeric fluency includes both the understanding of and the ability to appropriately use numbers.
Algebraic representations can be used to generalize patterns and relationships.
Factual Guiding Questions
What is the order of operations?
Conceptual Guiding Questions
How does evaluating numerical expressions lead to better problem solving?
Why do mathematicians need to follow the order of operations?
How can expressions look different but be equal?
Engaging/Debatable Guiding Questions
Is it always alright for two people to solve a problem in different ways? Why/why not?