Communicating and representing

**Reasoning and analyzing**

- UseĀ logic and patterns to solve puzzles and play games
- Use reasoning and logic to explore, analyze, and apply mathematical ideas
- Estimate reasonably
- Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies
- Use tools or technology to explore and create patterns and relationships, and test conjectures
- ModelĀ mathematics in contextualized experiences

#### Understanding and solving

- Apply multiple strategies to solve problems in both abstract and contextualized situations
- Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving
- Visualize to explore mathematical concepts

#### Communicating and representing

- Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions
- Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions
- Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways
- Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms

#### Connecting and reflecting

- Reflect on mathematical thinking
- Connect mathematical concepts to each other and to other areas and personal interests
- Use mathematical arguments to support personal choices
- Incorporate First Peoples worldviews and perspectives to make connections to mathematical concepts