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Lesson

Middle School: Engaging in Mathematical Discourse

Clip 6/9: Day 19: Extending discourse through restating

Overview

Paraphrasing and Extending Discourse: After setting an expectation that everyone will contribute and listen, Patty Ferrant is able to circulate around the groups, periodically inserting herself in the student conversations to model restating and extending thinking.

Consider:

How do you model careful listening and have students restate each other’s contributions?