How many? How do you know?
I spy 11 spiders. I spy 1 pretzel How many hats can you find? I spy the calculator. I spy
How many puzzle pieces are in the image above? How did you determine your answer? Curriculum Connection: Grade 1 Grade
How many? What do you notice? What do you wonder?
How many? How do you know? How did you count?
Discussion Questions: On which day will the package arrive? How do you know? How many days will it take to
Ask your students to look and share what they see. Potential discussion topics: How many shapes? How many of each
How many? How many cars? How many of each colour? How can you sort them?
How many items can you count? Just count and count.
How many piggy banks are missing from the middle? How do you know?
Play the Monopoly Deal card game (Affiliate Link). We’ve been playing this game non-stop since we got it! We have
If you’d prefer a prompt with only one correct answer try this one below.
How many different sums of money can be made with 1 dime, 2 nickels, and 1 quarter? What are those
There are two mystery coins in the piggy bank. What could the coins be to make the total amount of
What is the sum of the numbers covered by the grey squares? How do you know? What did you do?
Here is a blank picture if you’d rather create your own prompt. Number talks with @MathBeforeBed 🙂 pic.twitter.com/y9dKYXS9E6 — Grade
And here is a blank picture if you’d rather develop you own Two Truths & One Lie
For example here is one statement: “I see MORE than 9 squares.” Is this a truth or a lie? Here
How do you see stack 4? 5? 6? Describe it.
Count the number of shapes. Count the number of shapes by colour. Count the number of green triangles that could
Can’t see the video? Click through to the post page After estimating when the area is exactly half covered by
Draw each outfit set. How does it change for these outfits? How many different outfits now?
Thinking: Which one doesn't belong? How would you defend your answer? Cam you pursuade others to share your perspective/belief? And
Do you see circles? How many? Do you see rectangles? How many? How many more
Compare the books. How many small books are here? How many large books? How many do you have?
How many different ways can you determine the sum?
This is how one student counted the squares @MathBeforeBed @catholic_hill pic.twitter.com/fZZHmJAqSg — Kirsty Chamberland (@K_Chamberland) December 7, 2017
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Thinking from young ones: Math Talk today- Counting poppies and seeing patterns @Breslau_Rm8 Thanks @MathBeforeBed for the picture pic.twitter.com/8shjV6K5j0 —
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