Knowledge and understanding (k&u)
- Performance of an algorithm by hand, mentally, or using technology.
- Demonstration of understanding of a concept.
- Selection and “fitting” of a single tool to solve a problem.
- Use of a strategy in a slightly to very unfamiliar setting.
- Use of a strategy or tool in a complex setting or in a different way. This could be working backwards, such as asking a student to create a question.
- Degree of clarity in explanations and justifications.
- Appropriateness of use of mathematical vocabulary.
- Correctness of use of mathematical symbols, units, labels, and conventions.
- Ability to read and interpret mathematics.
- Ability to integrate narrative and mathematical forms of communication.
Thinking, inquiry, & problem solving (t&i)
- Formulation and defence of a hypothesis or conjecture.
- Creation of a model—algebraic, graphical, geometric, physical, or technological—to solve a problem.
- Selection and sequencing of a variety of tools and strategies to solve a problem.
- Justification of reasoning and/or a conclusion.
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