Illustrating the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Button Pattern

Reasoning and Explaining, 3-8

The teacher engages students with the Button Pattern task over the course of two class periods. During students' second experience, the teacher uses a powerful formative assessment strategy called "reengagement" to prompt advances in students' mathematical thinking and reasoning. The teacher focuses the class on work samples strategically selected from the previous period.


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3-8 Button Task - Presentation
3-8 Button Task - Resources


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