Math Talks Model Lesson: Dot Images (Professional Development Video)

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This is an in depth professional development video of a model lesson and notation for a dot image math talk for kindergarten and first grade. I will also walk you through step-by-step of my planning routine for this dot image math talk.

THIS VIDEO IS LICENSED FOR 1-5 TEACHERS TO VIEW. If more than 5 teachers/administrators will view this video, please use the multiple license option. If you need a school or district license, please email me at and I will set you up a special license for that! :)

In this video, we will talk about:

1. How do I plan for a dot image math talk?

2. What does this lesson look like in kindergarten?

3. What does this lesson look like in first grade?

Included in the supporting document:

-Math Talks Planning Page blank template (2 versions...more ink and less ink)

-Math Talks Planning Page for this specific dot image

-Slides used in the video

-Note taker for taking notes or notating along with the video

-Discussion question slides for discussing after the video

-Discussion question handout for answering questions individually

-Links to related resources


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What Is A Math Talk? (Intro & Routines)

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