# CCSS Math Std 6.EE.B.6 + Critical thinkingCreated by David Hunter

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1. Standard Not Met | 2. Approaching Standard | 3. Standard Met | 4. Exceeding Standard | |
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6.EE.B.6 - Expressions & EquationsUse variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set. | Understood variables. | Used variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a problem. | Used variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understood that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set. | Used variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving complex or advanced real-world or mathematical problems; understood that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set. |

CriticalThinking.1 - Critical ThinkingUse valid reasoning, good judgment, and systems thinking to form ideas or solve problems.21st Century Skill | Struggled to identify a problem to solve. Made decisions without researching information behind a problem. Formed ideas or solutions that don't make sense based on available information. | Identified a problem to solve. Researched and asked questions to support solving the problem. | Applied valid reasoning, informed judgment, and identified a problem within a system to form ideas or solve problems. | Applied and evaluated valid reasoning, informed and unbiased judgment, and systems thinking to form ideas or solve problems. |