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## Prompts that Spark Discussion...

### Steps down

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

### 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

### Mystery Number

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

### 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

### Overlapping Patterns

\ \ What number will they overlap on? How do you know? Draw two new patterns that overlap on the

### Standing Tall

What pattern could you create by having your friends stand on numbers?\ \

### Missing Cherries

\ \ How many cherries should be in the 7th pile if the pattern continues? Create another pattern that starts

### A pattern around Nine

\ \ Describe a pattern that increases by a lot and one that increases by a little. Describe a pattern

\ \ Describe the pattern. Make two more patterns with missing terms. One easy and one hard.

### Missing Eggs

\ \ How man eggs do you see? How many empty spaces? How did you count them?

### Missing Faces

\ \ How many edges or vertices should be in stack 3?