Topic: Math Models and Facts
Starting the year with a review of math facts and introduction to math models is a good way to warm up students' math brains as well as to introduce the models you'll use all year long to build math skill and proficiency.
Moderator: Maureen Devlin, Grade 5 Math and Science Teacher, MA @lookforsun
Standard: CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.
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- What is "fact fluency" for fifth graders?
- How do you assess fact fluency?
- What kinds of lessons and resources do you use to develop fact fluency?
- How do you help students who truly struggle with this goal?
- What models do you use to build fact fluency?
- What online and offline resources do you use for model making?
- What classroom materials and displays do you use to develop students' facility with math models and facts?
- What words need to be taught with respect to tonight's standard, and how do you teach that vocabulary?
- How do you employ The Standards of Mathematical Practice (SMPs) when teaching this standard.
- How do you teach this standard for mastery?
- How do you assess students' understanding of this standard?
- Do you have any general questions or suggestions with regard to fifth grade math or tonight's standard?
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