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Lesson

Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 10/18: Day 14: Helping students compare and evaluate their approaches

Overview

Using Precise Language: In her questioning, Mia works with individuals or pairs of students to help develop their ability to communicate precisely. In this interaction, she makes reference to the students’ tools on her tray, as well as the anchor chart representing the problem, to help the student identify the quantities, relationships, and operations.

Consider:

How do you help students compare and evaluate their approaches?