## Standards for the lesson plan
These standards and benchmarks are from McREL's online database, Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 education (4th edition, 2004) (http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/.) The mathematics portion of the database was developed using National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards in addition to other nationally recognized standards documents. Standard 1: Uses a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process Grades 3-5 Standard 5: Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of geometry Grades 3-5 |