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A major focus of the new standards is answering the question "Why?" and proving your answer. When asking your child a question, ask them to not only provide an answer, but to explain their answer.
While reading, students are asked to prove their answers with evidence from the text.
Students will learn a variety of strategies and methods to choose from when solving problems. Students are asked to explain the steps taken to arrive at the answer. They will also practice giving a rationale for their chosen method.