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Observing Student Reasoning and Proof
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We are now going to look at some attribute chains, each of which has a pattern. The students' job is to continue the pattern. First, students were asked to continue this chain:
Let's look at the conversation that follows.
Teacher: What pieces did you add to the pattern?
Teacher: What is the pattern?
Teacher: Can you add more pieces to your pattern?
Teacher: What is your pattern?
Teacher: Can you continue the pattern?
Teacher: Why not?
Teacher: Now I would like each of you to start a pattern for the other person to continue.
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