## Key Shifts in the Common Core

David Coleman President of the College Board

*Common Core..."think few things done well."*

ELA |
Math1. Focus strongly where the standards focus.2. Coherance: think across grades and link to major topics within grades. 3. Rigor: in major topics pursue: conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application with equal intensity |

**Math Priorities**

K-2: Addition and subtraction; measurement using whole number quantities

3-5: Multiplication and division of whole numbers and fractions-concepts, skills, and problem solving

6: Ratios and proportional reasoning; early expressions and equations

7: Ratios and proportional reasoning: arithmetic of rational numbers

8: Linear algebra