# Index of Activities

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#### Chapter 2: Communication and Community

Blanket Challengep. 15

The Quiet Game [PDF] p. 17

Mission Controlp. 17

Making a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwichp. 19

Team Revisionp. 20

The Quiet Game [PDF] p. 17

Mission Controlp. 17

Making a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwichp. 19

Team Revisionp. 20

#### Chapter 3: Learning Through Listening

#### Chapter 4: Noticing and Wondering

I Notice, I Wonder Brainstorm [PDF]p. 46

Think-Pair-Share: Increasing Engagement and Accountabilityp. 47

What Do You Hear?p. 48

Think-Pair-Share: Increasing Engagement and Accountabilityp. 47

What Do You Hear?p. 48

#### Chapter 5: Change the Representation: Seeing the Big Picture

Brainstorming Representations [PDF] p. 62

Act It Out!p. 63

Variety Showp. 63

Picture Galleryp. 64

Representation Reflection [PDF]p. 67

Paraphrasing (In Your Own Words) [PDF]p. 68

Act It Out!p. 63

Variety Showp. 63

Picture Galleryp. 64

Representation Reflection [PDF]p. 67

Paraphrasing (In Your Own Words) [PDF]p. 68

#### Chapter 6: Engaging Students' Number Sense Through Guessing

PoW IQ [PDF] p. 76

Best Guessesp. 78

Noticing for Guess, Calculate, and Check [PDF]p. 79

Getting Better at Guess, Calculate, and Checkp. 82

Calculate As You Gop. 84

Do It Wrong!p. 86

Best Guessesp. 78

Noticing for Guess, Calculate, and Check [PDF]p. 79

Getting Better at Guess, Calculate, and Checkp. 82

Calculate As You Gop. 84

Do It Wrong!p. 86

#### Chapter 7: Getting Organized

What Has to Be Organized? [PDF] p. 99

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 1p. 99

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 2p. 100

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 3: Table Gallery Walkp. 101

Write It Out [PDF]p. 103

Patterns of Changep. 105

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 1p. 99

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 2p. 100

Setting Up and Sharing Tables part 3: Table Gallery Walkp. 101

Write It Out [PDF]p. 103

Patterns of Changep. 105

#### Chapter 8: Generalizing, Abstracting, and Modeling

Quantities and Relationshipsp. 115

Representation Speed Datingp. 116

Gallery Walkp. 122

Rough Sketchesp. 123

Problem-Solving Bidsp. 125

What Would Happen If?p. 127

Representation Speed Datingp. 116

Gallery Walkp. 122

Rough Sketchesp. 123

Problem-Solving Bidsp. 125

What Would Happen If?p. 127

#### Chapter 9: Looking for Structure

Name That Strategyp. 140

Strategy Speed Datingp. 141

Sticky Notes Strategiesp. 141

Choosing a Strategy [PDF]p. 142

Strategy Modeling & Productive Strugglep. 144

Expert Groupsp. 147

Solve a Simpler Problem: An Example of Strategy Modeling [PDF]p. 149

Strategy Speed Datingp. 141

Sticky Notes Strategiesp. 141

Choosing a Strategy [PDF]p. 142

Strategy Modeling & Productive Strugglep. 144

Expert Groupsp. 147

Solve a Simpler Problem: An Example of Strategy Modeling [PDF]p. 149

#### Chapter 10: The Problem-Solving Process and Metacognition

Facilitated Problem Solvingp. 153

Group Rolesp. 162

Roll the Tapep. 162

Wonderama [PDF]p. 165

Getting Unstuck PDF]p. 167

I Don't Know If I'm Right [PDF]p. 167

I Don't Know What to Do [PDF]p. 167

Group Rolesp. 162

Roll the Tapep. 162

Wonderama [PDF]p. 165

Getting Unstuck PDF]p. 167

I Don't Know If I'm Right [PDF]p. 167

I Don't Know What to Do [PDF]p. 167