### Table of Contents

- Content Home
- Welcome
- Module Overview
- Pre-Assessment
- Unit 1: Teaching and Learning the Standards for Mathematical Practice
- Unit 2: Overarching Habits of Mind: MP1 and MP6
- Unit 3: Reasoning and Explaining (MP2 and MP3)
- 3.0 Unpacking MP2 and MP3
- 3.1 Beginning to Reason: Definitions and Conjectures
- 3.2 Explaining and Justifying
- Taxonomy of Questions in Mathematical Discourse
- 3.3 Identifying Flaws in Reasoning
- 3.4 Making Arguments More Viable
- 3.5 Summary

- Unit 4: Modeling and Using Tools (MP4 and MP5)
- 4.0 Unpacking MP4 and MP5
- 4.1 Introduction to Modeling with Mathematics (MP4)
- 4.2 Modeling with Mathematics at Different Grade Level Spans
- 4.3 Introduction to Using Appropriate Tools Strategically (MP5)
- 4.4 Use of Tools at Different Grade Level Spans
- 4.4.1 Using Tools Strategically: Video Examples
- 4.4.2 Summary

- 4.5 Summary and Reflection

- Unit 5: Seeing Structure and Generalizing (MP7 and MP8)
- Unit 6: Summary and Next Steps
- Post-Assessment
- Certificate of Completion
- Glossary
- Resources
- Acknowledgements
- Module Evaluation

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Unit 4: Modeling and Using Tools (MP4 and MP5)

# 4.4.1 Using Tools Strategically: Video Examples

The video examples below demonstrate the appropriate and strategic use of tools. As you view the video for your grade level span, take note of how students use tools to solve the posed problems.

## Elementary Example:

What Fraction of this Shape is Red?

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Secondary Example:

Zero Pairs, Manipulatives, and a Real-World Scenario

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Mathematics: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve (K–12) Standards for Mathematical Practice. Brought to you by the California Department of Education, the Regents of the University of California, and the California Mathematics Project.

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