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Lesson

Elementary School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 9/18: Day 3: Encouraging students to add on information to deepen group understanding

Overview

Paraphrasing and Extending Discourse: Mia extends her students’ statements by taking their language (e.g. “They match.”) and asking them to extend their statement (“What matches? You said ‘I’m trying to match them.’”)

Consider:

How do you encourage your students to add on information to deepen group understanding?