How are ___ and ___ alike? How are they different?
General purpose of an opened ended prompt is for students to see/find connections (see image below)
What can students distinguish? What are the mix-ups? What is the depth of knowledge?
Everyone has access (lo floor/hi ceiling). Has the opportunity to recognize, identify, discuss important characteristics and to make math connections
Remember, it is important to respond to Student Thinking. Some useful ways are:
- Peer review, Gallery Walk, Swap Meet
- Whole class discussion
- Individual teacher comments
- Share and discuss examples
ALLOW TIME TO REFLECT, REVISE AND REVISIT