# Clip 8/29: Standard 1: Making Sense and Perseverance Using Word Clues Part 1

## Overview

*They monitor and evaluate their progress and change course if necessary...Mathematically proficient students check their answers to problems...*

Tracy Lewis leads a re-engagement lesson on the language of word problems, helping students to use word clues to identify mathematical operations. In this clip, she creates a “safe place” for students to examine their own errors and think about how to improve their own work. The students ask each other how they arrived at the answers to the problem and discuss different approaches.