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Math Thinking Sentence Starter Cards

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PDF | 13 pages | Grades: 2 - 6

Forty-two cards with math reflective sentence starters.

  • My strategy was successful because…
  • The steps I followed were…
  • The math words I used were…
  • I solved the problem by…
  • The math 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 learned in math 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 math 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 learned 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…

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