**Forty-two posters with maths reflective sentence starters.**

- My strategy was successful because…
- The steps I followed were…
- The maths words I used were…
- I solved the problem by…
- The maths words that help someone understand what I did are…
- I could make this clearer by using a…
- A graph (table, T-chart, picture) shows this the best because…
- I decided to use a…
- The most important thing I learnt in maths today is…
- I found challenging… because…
- I was feeling really…
- A question I had was…
- We do this at home when we…
- I did something like this before when…
- I thought of…
- This new maths idea is like…
- Today, I felt…
- I need help with… because…
- The hardest part of this unit on… is…
- The thing I like best about mathematics is…
- We found out by…
- I knew it couldn’t be that because…
- I got the same answer but…
- I noticed…
- I got the same answer by…
- I found the answer by…
- How did you…
- I knew that…
- The best way to solve this problem would be to…
- I wonder…
- I need to work on…
- I learnt that…
- I discovered that…
- I know this because…
- Another strategy I could use would be…
- The strategy I used was…
- I know my answer is correct because…
- I can prove my thinking by…
- I solved the problem by…
- I can check my answer by…
- I know the answer is reasonable because…
- The first thing I did to solve the problem was…

Trish Gooch·These sentences starters are great for getting students to reflect in different ways.