Week 
Essential question 
Action 
Week 1/2 
Who are we as mathematicians? 
Find out about your students’ attitude to Maths
 What do they like & not like about Maths/two stars and a wish for Maths/ questionnaire to document their present feelings about Maths. Keep for future reference.
 Explicitly teach how to organise Maths work. Maths book expectations. Create anchor chart.
 Decorate Maths journals.
 Grade K2: Youcubed Week of Inspirational Maths Week 3 Day 4 Team buildingstring shapes; Week 3 Day 5 Maths gameGame of Totals
 Grade 35: Youcubed Week of Inspirational Maths Week 3 Day 4 Team buildingstring shapes; Week 3 Day 2 Maths gameGame of Totals
 Interactively model a Maths gamesee Nrich games for suggestions

Week 3 
What productive dispositions do we want to see in Maths? 
Make productive dispositions visible
 Grades 35: Youcubed Week of Inspirational Maths Week 1 Day 1 Honouring Everyone’s IdeasFour 4s
 Grades K2: Youcubed Week of Inspirational Maths Week 2 Day 4 Speed is not importantConjectures, creativity and uncertainty. Folding shapes
 Grades 35: Youcubed Week of Inspirational Maths Week 2 Day 4 Speed is not importantConjectures, creativity and uncertainty. Generating number strings.
 Agree on Maths Norms, e.g. Jo Boaler’s Norms in the Maths class or What makes a good mathematician? or 8 math practices of Jedi masters or create a ‘Looks like…Sounds like…. Students’ job…. Teachers’ job….’ Make anchor chartadd to it as ideas come up
 Interactively model Maths Morning Meeting (see individual grade OneNote notebooksMorning Meetings)

Week 4 
How do we ensure that we are always learning (1)? 
Introduce Maths Assessment Criterion A: Knowing and understanding
Math Criteria PYP student version

Week 5 
How can we improve our communication in Maths? 
Introduce Maths Assessment Criterion C: Communication Math Criteria PYP student version

Week 6 
How do we ensure that we are always learning in Maths (2)? 
Introduce Maths Assessment Criterion B: Pattern Math Criteria PYP student version

Week 7 
How do we solve Maths problems? 
Introduce Maths Assessment Criterion D: Approach to Problemsolving
Math Criteria PYP student version
