“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.
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.
- These 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, multiplication, division, 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
Volume 2 (Geometry, Measurement, Data & Probability) Coming Soon!
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