Big Idea: It is important to go slow to go fast. Students are successful when they have a clear understanding of expectations. At the start of the school year the rules and rituals for the Math Workshop are established through modeling and practice.
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Big Idea: Students need practice in representing their mathematical thinking in order to share it with others and assess their own understanding. This lesson engages them to work out a problem from a story read to them in more than one way.
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Big Idea: Students always want to share! This lesson allows us to create a routine where everyone is safe in sharing their thinking and comfortable responding to another's presentation of understanding.
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Big Idea: Partner work during math sessions occurs almost daily. Developing classroom norms and routines, including appropriate behavior in math games, is a critical component for success.
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Big Idea: Students love to talk about what they read. Use literature to begin growing mathematical thinkers and communicators.
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