Math talk is the respectful, rich mathematical conversation guided by the teacher between students used to strengthen their mathematical thinking and reasoning.
Within this discourse students are clarifying and justifying their thinking, sharing solutions, and challenging ideas. Math talk is an opportunity for students to share strategies and have discussions about mathematical content.
These Math Talk sentence stems will aid students in rich mathematical conversations. Included in this resource:
•Notes for the Teacher- helpful hints and routine structure
•Math Talk Poster/Anchor Chart
•Large Sentence Stems to create a class bulletin board
•Personal student charts