Help children communicate their mental math thinking during Number Talks using these two posters. The first poster has prompts for students to use to communicate their thoughts.The second poster has the hand symbols used by Sherry Parrish's team in the DVD.

and Grade Number Talks – Elementary Number Talks

This file include second grade number talks that focuses on addition and subtraction. Students will improve math skills using the following mental strategies: doubles, near doubles, making landmark/friendly numbers, making tens, compensation, adding up chunks, adding up, and removal.

Number Chats, Exit Tickets, and Math Supplements (Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits)

Number Talks – What Are They and Why You Should Do Them | Primary Bliss

Try these number talk ideas during your math lessons this week! Your students will be will be so engaged!

Number Talks: How and Why? Plus, 5 weeks of Number Talks for FREE. Perfect for guided math or math centers! (The Brown Bag Teacher)

Number Talks Posters: Hand Signals and Communication More

I like these communication prompts!