Lesson Design  Pacing & Assessments  Getting Started  Beyond the Basic Facts  Other Factoids 

100What is Closure?
This is where students restate their learning and share various ideas learned that day?

100What are trimester pretests or practice test?
Assessments that are used to analyze students prior knowledge?

100What is four to six students?
Number of students per math team.

100What is the diagnostic?
Assessment given the first two days of school to help place your students.

100What is Metacognition?
Teacher is using this during their "think aloud" to show students the perfect model.

200What is P.O.D.?
The daily practice in word problems. "I do one." "You do one."

200What is "wiggle room" or "professional judgement".
Guides your instruction for the pacing throughout the unit: three to four days in the contents pacing clusters.

200What are table points?
Reward system for teams, presenters, and audience.

200What is the Commutative Property?
Property used to teach addition and multiplication math facts.

200What is peer partner share (A/B)?
Routine and structure used during S.G.P. to ensure peer learning.

300What is Input/Model?
Teacher models at least two problems for the students.

300What are the trimester finals?
These assessments are cumulative ex: Tri. 2= 40 and Tri. 3= 50

300What is random selection?
Ensures all students are held accountable for student learning and all students have an equal opportunity to participate.

300What is the number line 0100?
Up and used in the classroom at all times to help with the processing of math facts.

300What is five?
Number of opportunities for learning in the Swun Math lesson design?

400What is Reaching Consensus?
Student leaders read off answers to their team.

400What is backward planning?
Strategy used to plan lessons for rigor and academic voacbulary.

400What is P.O.D. through Student Practice?
Your lesson design focus for first two weeks.

400What are application problems?
These four problems are given horizontally and expected to be set up in "working form"

400What is SGP #1?
This problem is done stepbystep with peer partners.

500What is homework?
Six to ten problems reflect the day's lesson.

500What are weekly quizzes?
Given weekly on Friday's and used to monitor students growth.

500What is heterogenous grouping?
Math team tables are built this way.

500What is addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Operations taught in basic facts instruction (BTBF).

500What is using a teacher voice, academic language, large writing, and no journals?
Rule for Student Presentations.
