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The Problems of the Month are organized below by grade level and main topic for that level. These grade‐level expectations are just estimates and should not be used as an absolute minimum expectation or maximum limitation for students. The structure of a Problem of the Month is a shallow floor and a high ceiling, so that all students can productively engage, struggle, and persevere.
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Kindergarten (Problem of the Month Primary Level A)
Counting and CardinalityGeometryMeasurement and DataOperations and Algebraic Thinking

1st Grade (Problem of the Month Primary Level A)
Counting and CardinalityGeometryMeasurement and DataOperations and Algebraic Thinking

2nd Grade (Problem of the Month Level A)
GeometryMeasurement and DataOperations and Algebraic Thinking

3rd Grade (Problem of the Month Level A)
GeometryMeasurement and DataOperations and Algebraic Thinking

4th Grade (Problem of the Month Level B)
Expressions and EquationsGeometryMeasurement and DataNumbers and Operations  FractionsNumbers and Operations in Base TenOperations and Algebraic ThinkingRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and Probability

5th Grade (Problem of the Month Level B)
Expressions and EquationsGeometryMeasurement and DataNumbers and Operations  FractionsNumbers and Operations in Base TenOperations and Algebraic ThinkingRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and Probability

6th Grade (Problem of the Month Level C)
AlgebraExpressions and EquationsFunctionsGeometryMeasurement and DataNumbers and Operations  FractionsOperations and Algebraic ThinkingRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and Probability

7th Grade (Problem of the Month Level C)
AlgebraExpressions and EquationsFunctionsGeometryMeasurement and DataNumbers and Operations  FractionsOperations and Algebraic ThinkingRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and Probability

8th Grade (Problem of the Month Level D)
AlgebraExpressions and EquationsFunctionsGeometryMeasurement and DataRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and ProbabilityThe Number System

High School (Problem of the Month Levels DE)
AlgebraExpressions and EquationsFunctionsGeometryMeasurement and DataRatios and Proportional RelationshipsStatistics and ProbabilityThe Number System