My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes

Grades 6-8 / Math / Warm-Up
CCSS: Math.MP.6

Common Core State Standards




Mathematical Practice Standards


Attend to precision.

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Lesson Objective

Use mistakes to quickly clarify concepts


6 minutes

Questions to Consider

  • How does this strategy allow for immediate re-teaching?
  • What criteria does Ms. Alcala use to pick her "favorite no"?
  • How does Ms. Alcala use assessment data to inform her teaching?

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  • Favorite No Warm Up Board

  • My Favorite No Word Wall

  • My Favorite No - Student Cards

  • My Favorite No - Leah's Card

  • Transcript for My Favorite No

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