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Do you want to increase student-to-student mathematical discourse and students' abilities to be flexible mathematical thinkers? Number talks is the perfect way to achieve that goal. With this unit you will receive a month's worth of highly engaging number talks specifically geared for first grade. During this unit students will continue to develop their mathematical flexibility as they engage in a variety of problem solving activities.
NEW - We added a DIGITAL version of this product so you can now display the number talks on your interactive whiteboards.
(This Number Talks Program was previously titled December Number Talks for First Grade.)
If you purchase this and LOVE it, or you already know you want a yearlong version, we recommend purchasing the yearlong number talks product. You will save money. Here is the link: Number Talks / Math Talks ~ A Yearlong Program for First Grade ~ Common Core Aligned
Included are 20 number talks (both a printable version and a DIGITAL version) geared toward the fourth month of first grade. Also included are daily lesson plans for those of you who need that support.
With this unit the following mathematical practices are addressed:
•MP.1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
•MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively
•MP.3 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
•MP.6 Attend to precision
Also addressed are these Common Core standards: 1.OA.C.6, 1.OA.D.7, 1.NBT.B.3
You will no longer need to think of a number talk for your students each day as we have done all the thinking for you. Just gather your students, take a look at your lesson, and enjoy the mathematical student discourse your students will be engaged in.
Thank you for considering this product!