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Number Talks - Number Pairs Task Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 26 pages | Grades: 3 - 5

Build number sense skills with this set of 26 task cards.

Use this set of task cards to easily implement number talks into your classroom.

Number talks are meant to be short, daily, math activities that allow students to have meaningful and highly engaging conversations about math. Simply show students the front of the card, and ask the prompts on the back. These exchanges will lead to the development of more accurate, efficient, and flexible strategies for students.

This card set is a great teaching resource to help students begin to analyze and extend number patterns using an input-output, or function, table.

Print out the task cards front and back so that the prompts are displayed on the back of each card. The cards can also be put on a ring for added convenience.

This set also includes two blank function table cards that can be used to create your own or a student generated number pattern. Just laminate and use a dry erase marker for continued use.


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