**Mathematical Practice** |
**Questions to ponder before analyzing for use of the SMP** |

MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. |
Does this make sense? |

MP2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. |
Where in the task are aspects contextualized and decontextualized? |

MP3 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. |
Is the logic valid or flawed? Why? |

MP4 Model with mathematics. |
When analyzing the task, what mathematical aspects and relationships are present? |

MP5 Use appropriate tools strategically. |
How does using tools facilitate the understanding and solution to the task? |

MP6 Attend to precision. |
Are aspects of the task communicated precisely? |

MP7 Look for and make use of structure. |
What patterns or structures are embodied in the task? |

MP8 Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning. |
What reasoning skills or patterns are repeatedly employed in solving the task? |