7.
Look for and make use of structure. 

Mathematically
proficient students look closely to discern a pattern
or structure. 

I
can... 
USE
patterns to solve problems. 
USE
properties of operations to solve problems. 
SORT
collections using different attributes. 
SHIFT
perspectives to understand different strategies. 


8.
Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning. 

Mathematically
proficient students notice if calculations are repeated,
and look both for general methods and for shortcuts. 

I
can... 
EVALUATE
the reasonableness of my results. 
MONITOR
the process of my work for accuracy. 
LOOK
for patterns to solve problems. 
LOOK
for and use shortcuts. 
