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M(3)(C)

determine the appropriateness of a model for making predictions from a given set of data.

M(4)(A)

compare theoretical and empirical probability; and

M(4)(B)

use experiments to determine the reasonableness of a theoretical model such as binomial, geometric, etc.

M(5)(A)

use rates, linear functions, and direct variation to solve problems involving personal finance and budgeting, including compensations and deductions;

M(5)(B)

solve problems involving personal taxes; and

M(5)(C)

analyze data to make decisions about banking.

M(6)(A)

analyze methods of payment available in retail purchasing and compare relative advantages and disadvantages of each option;

M(6)(B)

use amortization models to investigate home financing and compare buying and renting a home; and

M(6)(C)

use amortization models to investigate automobile financing and compare buying and leasing a vehicle.

M(7)(A)

analyze types of savings options involving simple and compound interest and compare relative advantages of these options;

M(7)(B)

analyze and compare coverage options and rates in insurance; and

M(7)(C)

investigate and compare investment options including stocks, bonds, annuities, and retirement plans.

M(8)(A)

use geometric models available through technology to model growth and decay in areas such as population, biology, and ecology;

M(8)(B)

use trigonometric ratios and functions available through technology to calculate distances and model periodic motion; and

M(8)(C)

use direct and inverse variation to describe physical laws such as Hook's, Newton's, and Boyle's laws.

M(9)(A)

use geometric transformations, symmetry, and perspective drawings to describe mathematical patterns and structure in art and architecture; and

M(9)(B)

use geometric transformations, proportions, and periodic motion to describe mathematical patterns and structure in music.

K(F19)(A)

discuss the purposes for reading and listening to various texts (e.g., to become involved in real and imagined events, settings, actions, and to enjoy language);

K(F19)(B)

ask and respond to questions about text;

K(F19)(C)

monitor and adjust comprehension (e.g., using background knowledge, creating sensory images, re-reading a portion aloud);

K(F19)(D)

make inferences based on the cover, title, illustrations, and plot;

K(F19)(E)

retell or act out important events in stories; and

K(F19)(F)

make connections to own experiences, to ideas in other texts, and to the larger community and discuss textual evidence.

K(1)(A)

recognize that spoken words can be represented by print for communication;

K(1)(B)

identify upper- and lower-case letters;

K(1)(C)

demonstrate the one-to-one correspondence between a spoken word and a printed word in text;

K(1)(D)

recognize the difference between a letter and a printed word;

K(1)(E)

recognize that sentences are comprised of words separated by spaces and demonstrate the awareness of word boundaries (e.g., through kinesthetic or tactile actions such as clapping and jumping);

K(1)(F)

hold a book right side up, turn its pages correctly, and know that reading moves from top to bottom and left to right; and

K(1)(G)

identify different parts of a book (e.g., front and back covers, title page).

K(2)(A)

identify a sentence made up of a group of words;

K(2)(B)

identify syllables in spoken words;

K(2)(C)

orally generate rhymes in response to spoken words (e.g., 'What rhymes with hat?');

K(2)(D)

distinguish orally presented rhyming pairs of words from non-rhyming pairs;

K(2)(E)

recognize spoken alliteration or groups of words that begin with the same spoken onset or initial sound (e.g., 'baby boy bounces the ball');

K(2)(F)

blend spoken onsets and rimes to form simple words (e.g., onset /c/ and rime /at/ make cat);

K(2)(G)

blend spoken phonemes to form one-syllable words (e.g., /m/ … /a/ … /n/ says man);

K(2)(H)

isolate the initial sound in one-syllable spoken words; and

K(2)(I)

segment spoken one-syllable words into two to three phonemes (e.g., dog: /d/ … /o/ … /g/).

K(3)(A)

identify the common sounds that letters represent;

K(3)(B)

use knowledge of letter-sound relationships to decode regular words in text and independent of content (e.g., VC, CVC, CCVC, and CVCC words);

K(3)(C)

recognize that new words are created when letters are changed, added, or deleted; and

K(3)(D)

identify and read at least 25 high-frequency words from a commonly used list.

K(4)(A)

predict what might happen next in text based on the cover, title, and illustrations; and

K(4)(B)

ask and respond to questions about texts read aloud.

K(5)(A)

identify and use words that name actions, directions, positions, sequences, and locations;

K(5)(B)

recognize that compound words are made up of shorter words;

K(5)(C)

identify and sort pictures of objects into conceptual categories (e.g., colors, shapes, textures); and

K(5)(D)

use a picture dictionary to find words.

K(6)(A)

identify elements of a story including setting, character, and key events;

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