Your Date with Slate - Stepping Stones Language Stages
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Building on the previous Date with Slate topic in the Stepping Stones Teaching Sequence, this week we'll be looking at the Stepping Stones Language Stages. ORIGO Stepping Stones embeds a unique developmental sequence for teaching the language associated with mathematical concepts.
The student’s natural language that is used to describe a situation.

-> For a subtraction story, for example, a student may say "ran away" to describe what happened to missing mice.
The new words that are used when acting out a story with classroom resources.

-> For subtraction, a student may say "take away" for blocks or "cover" for dots.
The new mathematical words that are used for the concept.

-> For subtraction, the term "subtract" will be introduced.
The mathematical abbreviations, symbols, and formulas.

-> For subtraction, the subtraction and equality symbols will be introduced.

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