Traits of a Mathematician: Lesson Plan, Brainstorming Activitiy, & Ranking Task

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Help your students see themselves as mathematicians! We know that Math is one of those subject areas where students can have a fixed mindset toward their abilities. Help them to overcome this perception through this lesson.

This package contains:

♥ Detailed, step-by-step lesson plan with materials list

♥ 5 "What does a mathematician do?" brainstorming pages (a variety of options so your students can see themselves in the clipart kids)

♥ Sample brainstorming page for teachers

♥ Reproducible page with 6 "Traits of a Mathematician" cards for ranking task

♥ 6 "Traits of a Mathematician" 8x11 anchor charts

With little prep (just printing and photocopying!) you're ready to teach your students about all of the important jobs a mathematician (them!) has to do. The detailed lesson plans will ensure you aren’t left wondering at any step in the process.

The 6 traits included are:

♥ Think Flexibly

♥ Work as a Team

♥ Communicate Clearly

♥ Persevere

♥ Understand Problems

♥ Compute Accurately

Please note that this resource is NOT EDITABLE.

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Total Pages
19 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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