teaching resource

# Math Thinking Sentence Starter Cards

• Updated:  26 Sep 2019

Forty-two cards with math reflective sentence starters.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  13 Pages

• Grades:  2 - 6

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teaching resource

# Math Thinking Sentence Starter Cards

• Updated:  26 Sep 2019

Forty-two cards with math reflective sentence starters.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  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…