Chapter 1 Big Idea! How is place value used in our everyday life? 

11  How do you use base ten blocks to make a twodigit number? 
12  How does the place of a digit tell you the placevalue? 
13  How does using logical reasoning help in solvingproblems? 
14  How do you write numbers using words? 
15  How do you estimate to find “how many”? 
16  How do you use the number line to order numbers? 
17  How do you compare numbers using <,>, or =? 
18  How do you identify patterns and continue thepattern? 
19  What clues help you choose a problem solvingstrategy? 
110  What patterns do you see when you skip count? 
Chapter 2 Big Idea!
How can you use addition to find out “how many”? 

21  How do you know the sum will not change when youswitch the order of the addends? 
22  How do you use the number line to count on? 
23  How does acting out help in solving problems? 
24  How do you think using doubles will help you solveaddition problems? 
25  How can you use doubles to learn other addition facts? 
26  How does making ten make it easier or harder to add? 
27  How can you add numbers in different ways to simplifycolumn addition? 
28  What clues help you choose a problem solving strategy? 
Chapter 3 Big Idea! How do you use subtraction in the real world? 

31  How do you use the number line to subtract? 
32  What happens when you subtract all or 0? 
33  How do you use double facts to subtract? 
34  How does guess and check help you with problemsolving? 
35  How do you use addition to help you find the difference? 
36  What makes addition and subtraction inverse operations? 
37  How do fact families help in solving addition andsubtraction problems? 
38  What clues help in deciding which operation to use tosolve a problem? 
Chapter 4 Big Idea! How can you show data collected from a survey? 

41  How do tally marks help you organize data? 
42  How are picture graphs and tally charts different? 
43  How do you use picture graphs to draw conclusions? 
44  How does creating a table help solve problems? 
45  How are bar graphs different from picture graphs? 
46  How do you use bar graphs to draw conclusions? 
47  How do you determine the probability of an event? 
48  What clues help in deciding which operation to use tosolve a problem? 
Chapter 5 Big Idea! How does rounding numbers make addition easier in real world problems? 

51  How is adding “tens” similar to adding basic facts? 
52  Why is it important to learn how to count by 10’s? 
53  How will working backward help solve multiplicationproblems? 
54  How do you know if you have to regroup? 
55  How do you show regrouping? 
56  What steps do you follow when adding two digitnumbers? 
57  How do you estimate sums? 
58  How is adding 3 two digit numbers like adding 2 twodigit numbers? 
59  What clues help you to choose a problem solving strategy? 
Chapter 6 Big Idea! How do we use subtraction in the real world? 

61  How can you use single digit subtraction facts tosubtract 10’s.? 
62  How do you use base 10 blocks to count back by tens? 
63  Why do you sometimes have to regroup in order tosubtract? 
64  How does writing a number sentence help whensolving problems? 
65  When do you need to regroup in order to subtract? 
66  What steps do you follow when regrouping forsubtraction? 
67  Why does addition work as a check for subtraction? 
68  What clues help you to choose a problem solvingstrategy? 
69  How can rounding help when estimating the difference? 
Chapter 7 Big Idea! Why is it important to know the value of each coin and be able to add them? 

71  How is the cent symbol used to name the value of coins? 
72  How do you order coins in order to count them? 
73  Why is it helpful to put coins in order before countingthem? 
74  How does “Acting It Out” help to solve problems? 
75  How are dollar and cent signs different and alike? 
76  How is adding money different than adding two digitnumbers? 
77  How is subtracting money subtracting other two digitnumbers? 
78  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
Chapter 8 Big Idea! Why is it important to understand temperature and time? 

81  How do you read a thermometer? 
82  How do you compare units of time measurement? 
83  How do you tell time to the hour and the half hour? 
84  How does it help to find a pattern in problem solving? 
85  How do you use the minute hand to tell time to thequarter hour? 
86  How do you skip count by 5’s to tell time? 
87  Why would someone want to collect temperature data? 
88  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
Chapter 9 Big Idea! How do fractions help us do ordinary things everyday? 

91  How are unit fractions alike? 
92  How are the fractions ¼ and 2/8 alike? 
93  How does drawing a picture help in problem solving? 
94  Why does a fraction for the whole have the same numberon the top and bottom? 
95  How do you know if a fraction is closer to 0, ½, or 1? 
96  What does the fraction ¼ of a group mean? 
97  How would you use a fraction to show part of a group? 
98  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
Chapter 10 Big Idea! How would understanding place value help in estimating numbers up to one thousand? 

101  How would you show 3 digit numbers using base tenblocks? 
102  How do you use a place value chart to identify valuesof 3 digit numbers? 
103  How can making a list help you solve problems? 
104  How do you write a number in expanded form from amodel? 
105  How do you read and write numbers to one thousand? 
106  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
107  How do you compare numbers using < , = , > ? 
108  How do you use place value to order numbers? 
109  How can you tell if the number pattern is countingby 100’s? 
Chapter 11 Big Idea!
Where do you see 2 and 3dimensional figures in the real world? 

111  What are three dimensional figures? 
112  How can you describe three dimensional figures? 
113  How can you identify a 2dimensional figure? 
114  How does looking for a pattern help in problem solving? 
115  How does the number of sides & vertices determine a2 dimensional figure? 
116  How do you compare figures? 
117  How can you combine figures to form new figures? 
118  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
119  How do you find a point on a number line? 
1110  How do you locate points on a grid? 
Chapter 12 Big Idea! How do you use nonstandard and standard units of measure? 

121  How do you measure objects with nonstandard unitsof measure? 
122  Why is it better to measure in inches, rather thanpaperclips? 
123  How does guess and check help in solving problems? 
124  How would you use a ruler to measure in inches? 
125  How do you measure objects using metric measurement? 
126  How do you estimate using metric measurement? 
127  How do you determine the area using pattern blocks? 
128  What clues help you to determine the best strategy forproblem solving? 
Chapter 13 Big Idea! How do we use measurement in everyday life? 

131  How can you use nonstandard units to measure capacity? 
132  What is the difference between the amount a cup can holdand the amount a gallon can hold? 
133  How can acting it out help to solve a problem? 
134  How can we estimate capacity using milliliters and liters? 
135  How do we use nonstandard units to measure weight? 
136  What is the difference between ounces and pounds? 
137  What is the difference between a gram and kilogram? 
138  What are the clues to help you solve the problem? 
Chapter 14 Big Idea!
Why is knowing addition and subtraction facts helpful in the real world? 

141  How can you add numbers in the hundreds? 
142  How is three digit addition like two digit addition? 
143  How is regrouping ones different from regrouping tens? 
144  How does making a table help in problem solving? 
145  When do you estimate? 
146  Why can you use singledigit number facts to subtracthundreds? 
147  How is subtracting 3digit numbers like subtracting2digit numbers? 
148  How do you know when to regroup? 
149  Why is it important to know how to round andestimate? 
1410  What clues help you to solve the problems? 
Chapter 15 Big Idea! How can the making of models help us to understand the world around us? 

151  How can making models for word problems help usunderstand the problem? 
152  How can skip counting help you find the total when thereare equal groups? 
153  How can drawing a picture help you solve theproblem? 
154  How does repeated addition help you understandmultiplication? 
155  How can arrays help you multiply? 
156  What can you do to share things equally? 
157  What can you do to make equal groups? 
158  What clues help you solve the problem? 