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## Prompts that Spark Discussion...

### Brain Patterns

What do you notice? What do you wonder? What patterns can you see?

### 1 Pattern = Many Patterns

Possible Prompting: What do you notice? What could we draw in the ? to make a pattern? “I saw another

### Broken, Cracked

What do you notice? What do you wonder? Image from Salvage Design: You can order prints and see more designs

### Which Egg?

Which egg doesn’t belong? Want more Which One Doesn’t Belong? Head over to the site: http://wodb.ca/

### Behind The Squares

What is the sum of the numbers covered by the grey squares? How do you know? What did you do?

### Two Truths & One Lie

For example here is one statement: “I see MORE than 9 squares.” Is this a truth or a lie? Here

### Steps down

How do you see stack 4? 5? 6? Describe it.

### The Doc is in

Draw each outfit set. How does it change for these outfits? How many different outfits now?

### Which Character Doesn’t Belong?

Thinking: Love the thinking & reasoning that goes on when we do Which One Doesn’t Belong. They always surprise me

### Covered Sums

How many different ways can you determine the sum?

### A Pattern with 4

Exemplars: Thank you @MathBeforeBed for helping us with our morning math challenge! pic.twitter.com/80HclV7BAL — Mrs Piacente-Cimini (@spiacentecimini) November 29, 2017

### Splat

\ \ What could be the answers if there weren’t the same number of dots under each splat?\ \ Read

### We Remember

Thinking from young ones: Math Talk today- Counting poppies and seeing patterns @Breslau_Rm8 Thanks @MathBeforeBed for the picture pic.twitter.com/8shjV6K5j0 —

### Kayden’s Scary-ness Chart

\ \ Have your child make his/her own scary-ness chart after!

### Mystery Number

Thinking from young ones: Amazing math problem solving today with @MathBeforeBed . Noticed 3 numbers between 6,10,14 so changed guess

### Checkers

\ \ How many? You choose what can you count?

### Many Squares

\ \ You can also sum the little squares by adding 1+3+5+7+9+11+13 ((yellow)+(blue)+(green)+(orange)+(red)+(dark blue)+(burgundy)). Since visually this forms a square

### Jars & Tops

\ \ Do you see any patterns? How many tops? How many jars?

### 3D Tic-Tac-Toe

\ \ Don’t have the game?\ \ Buy on Amazon.com\ \ Buy on Amazon.ca

### Balanced Diet

\ \ After you discover how to balance the mobile on the right. Draw your own mobiles so that one

### A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

Thinking: Sunday morning #tmwyk. It’s so fun to watch L’s problem-solving & listen to her reasoning. Thanks for today’s “mission”,

### Same & Different

\ \ What shapes are similar? Congruent? Is there any symmetry?\ \ Design a new pattern that has some similarities

### Hardest Layer

\ \ Have your child draw the layers if it helps. Ask how they determined how many circles on that

### Pentomino Puzzles

\ \ Visit the Desmos activity at\’a0https://goo.gl/eX2u9r\’a0to play some rounds of Pentomino Puzzles. As always, encourage discussion on how you