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Miss Dillon's Accountable Math Talk Questions DOK 1

Can you recall why you chose that strategy?

Can you identify what the first, second, and third steps of solving the problem are?

What information do you have?

What information are you finding?

List the words you identified as key words.

Does that make sense? Why?

DOK 2

Can you explain what you were thinking here?

Can you explain how you solved the problem? Why did you choose that strategy?

Explain why you chose that operation to solve the problem.

How is this like other problems you solved before?

DOK 3

How is the way you solved the problem related to the way I solved the problem?

How is the way you solved the problem related to how Miss Dillon solved the problem?

Why is this the best answer?

What would happen if I did …. Instead of …..?

DOK 4

Create a word problem that uses the same strategy of problem solving and include the same key words.

Analyze how I solved the problem, and explain back to me what you would have done differently or similarly.

Accountable Talk Starters in Literacy Block 