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Number Talks Teaching Resource Pack - Grade 4

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A collection of number talks teaching resources that support meaningful and highly engaging conversations in the mathematics classroom.

Number talks are daily maths activities that allow students to have meaningful and highly engaging conversations about mathematics. Incorporating these short, ten-minute daily exercises into your classroom routine not only helps students develop mental math and flexible thinking about numbers and operations, but also provides opportunities for them to investigate and apply mathematical connections and relationships.

This teaching resource pack supports number talks in the classroom with a range of task cards, a set of hand signal posters, and sentence starters for students to use in their conversations.

This teaching resource pack includes:

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Thank you!! Great resources for rich discussions.

Alex · Dec 31st, 2019


Hi Alex,
Thank you for your lovely comment. I am so glad you are enjoying our resources.

Kristian · Jan 2nd, 2020


I hope year 5 and 6 resource isn’t too far away. I keep checking!

Kerri · Jul 12th, 2019


Hi Kerri,
Year 5 is available here:
Number Talks Grade 6 is underway and will be finished soon.
If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kristian · Jul 15th, 2019

Sally Arthur

This is awesome! Any chance we could have it as a power point so you could use it for whole class discussions?

Sally Arthur · Jun 11th, 2019


Hi Sally,

Thanks for your suggestion.

Please feel free to request a resource here: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/

Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community. We create the top request each week.

Please let me know if you have any further questions, I’m more than happy to help.

Kind regards,

Kristian · Jun 11th, 2019


Will you be making this resource for Year 5 and Year 6? I hope so!!

Fiona · Mar 11th, 2019


Hi Fiona,
We absolutely are. You will begin to see Number Talks resources for grades 5 and 6 appearing on the site soon and the resource pack will follow once they have all been published.

Kristian · Mar 12th, 2019


Hello, just wondering if you have an eta on when these will be available for 5 and 6. Thank you

Rebecca · Jul 14th, 2019

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