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Number Talks : In - Depth
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HOW OFTEN DO YOU DO NUMBER TALKS?
IS THIS A NUMBER TALK?
Guess My Number
Guess my number: my number is between 11-15.
A strategy to build flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency in mathematical thinking through the articulation of and sharing of mental math strategies.
4 GOALS OF K-2 NUMBER TALKS
Developing number sense.
Developing fluency with small numbers.
CCGPS EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES GUIDE
WHAT MAKES A NUMBER TALK?
Do you use mental math to solve the problem(s)?
Are there multiple strategies used?
Does the strategy carry throughout each number in the string?
HOW DO I HOLD THE KIDS ACCOUNTABLE?!?
Ask students to use finger signals to indicate most efficient strategy.
Keep records of problems posed and the cooresponding strategy.
Hold small-group number talks throughout the week.
Create class strategy charts.
Have students solve an exit problem (or weekly assessment) with discussed strategy.
Fosnot Series - Minilessons for... (5 different books)
Books from Greg Tang or other number books
Number Talks from the internet
TIME FOR FLIGHT
Kindergarten - Sophisticated Shapes
1st grade - Creating Routines with Data
2nd grade - Extending Base Ten Knowledge