Number Talks for grades 3-5 contains 170 bundled exercises for daily computation and/or problem solving practice to develop and refine accuracy, efficiency, flexibility, and procedural knowledge while building math stamina. Explaination of the purpose, the teacher's role, the student's role,and directions for conducting the number talks is included.
Number Talks provide daily insight for students, peers and the classroom teacher in discovering ways to work with numbers and solve problems preceding the formal introduction of algorithms. It is designed to be used daily in conjunction with a prescribed math program.
This packet covers ;
~Addition and Subtraction: Whole Numbers, Fractions, Mixed Numerals with Like and Unlike Denominators. Decimals
~Multiplication and Division: Whole Numbers, Fractions, Mixed Numerals, with Like and Unlike Denominators, Decimals
~ Problem Solving:
Part, Part, Whole
Draw a Picture, Write a Number Sentence, Solve the Problem
Place Value Clues
Patterns and Tables
Multiple Step Problems