“Let Me Explain!” Mathematics Discussion Prompts (Grades 3-8)


A resource that makes it possible to create a learner-centered math classroom, motivated by meaningful dialogue and creative problem solving.

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Presenting learners with opportunities to communicate about mathematics increases their confidence and prepares them for greater levels of academic success. “Let Me Explain!” Mathematics Discussion Prompts are high-level questions which could be used as a formative assessment – providing an instant, written record of learner’s thoughts and strategies. 

  • conversationThese discussion prompts engage learners and evaluate their ability to think critically, speak and write about mathematics. Every prompt is aligned to state and national standards for mathematics.
  • Encourage learner dialogue about topics such as place value, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplicationdivision, expressions & equations, and more!

Each volume includes 50 “Let Me Explain!” Mathematics Discussion Prompts and a Observation Handbook for facilitators. The Observation Handbook includes a standards matrix (for connections to CCSS-M and state standards), mathematics education research to support content understanding by topic, and a list of anticipated student strategies.

Special Offer!! When you schedule a Me to the Power of Three workshop or seminar on any of the following topics, all participants will receive a complimentary set of “Let Me Explain!” Mathematics Discussion Prompts:

  • Student Engagement
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Culturally Relevant Instruction
  • Student Assessment and Evaluation
  • Lesson Planning

“Let Me Explain!” Mathematics Discussion Prompts are available in 4 different packages. If you are interested in purchasing this product, please reach out to us on our Contact page.

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