Focus Questions, Unit Goals, & Mathematical Reflections

The Focus Questions are documents that contain all of the Goals, Focus Questions, and Mathematical Reflections in a two-page format for each unit in CMP3.The Goals of the unit describe the mathematics content developed in the unit. The Focus Questions provide a story line for the mathematical development of an investigation. The set of Mathematical Reflections in the student book provide a story line for the mathematical development of the Unit.

The Focus Question documents can serve as:

  • an overview of the mathematics in a Grade or Unit and
  • as a guide for planning, teaching and assessing the Unit.