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Reasoning and ProofSession 04 OverviewTab atab btab ctab dtab eReference
Part A

Observing Student Reasoning and Proof
  Introduction | Problem: Building Rafts with Rods | Solution: Building Rafts with Rods | Student Work #1 | Questions and Answers #1 | Student Work Reflection #1 | Student Work #2 | Questions and Answers #2 | Student Work Reflection #2 | Observe Classroom | Classroom Practice | Your Journal


Think about Sara's work and reflect on the following questions:

  • What conjecture is the student able to make on her own?
  • How does the student justify this conjecture?
  • What is the limitation of the student's conjecture?
  • How does the teacher help the student find a general pattern for any number of rods? Can you think of another approach?
  • What question might you ask to help the student clarify her explanation in the last question?

next  Observe another example of student work

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