Puzzle Talks are a great way to bring ST Math into your classroom and engage students in mathematical discourse and problem solving! Puzzle Talks focus on student thinking, strategy discussion, and mathematical connections. Each

Review the Puzzle Talk Teacher Overview to get familiar with how to use the Puzzle Talk Facilitation Guide and identify engagement strategies to support student discourse. For additional resources (such as a planner, standards correlation, etc.), visit this ST Math Puzzle Talk Resources page.

**Puzzle Talk Facilitation Guide**centers on an ST Math game.Review the Puzzle Talk Teacher Overview to get familiar with how to use the Puzzle Talk Facilitation Guide and identify engagement strategies to support student discourse. For additional resources (such as a planner, standards correlation, etc.), visit this ST Math Puzzle Talk Resources page.

Learn more and be sure to check out Focus On: Using Puzzle Talks Remotely in the Academy.

Puzzle Talks are getting a fresh new look! You will notice that some of them below have an asterisk beside it. This indicates that it has not been updated. Please continue to use these Puzzle Talks. As they get updated, they will be revised on this site.

To do a puzzle talk find a lesson below, then sign in to your teacher account and bring up the game in ST Math.

### Kindergarten

- Bird Expression Subtraction Puzzle Talk*
- Bouncing Shoes with Numbers Puzzle Talk*
- Bouncing Shoes to 10 Puzzle Talk*
- Bouncing Shoes Puzzle Talk*
- Composite Shapes Puzzle Talk*
- How Many Legs? Puzzle Talk*
- Match Shape Puzzle Talk*
- More, Less Parachute Puzzle Talk*
- Partners Puzzle Talk*
- Push Box Addition Puzzle Talk*
- Push Box Subtraction Puzzle Talk*
- Ten Frame Counting Puzzle Talk*
- Ten Frame Puzzle Talk
- Tug Boat Puzzle Talk*

### First Grade

- Addition and Subtraction on the Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Alien Bridge Puzzle Talk
- Bar Graph Bridge Puzzle Talk*
- Bouncing Shoes with Numbers Puzzle Talk*
- Bouncing Shoes Puzzle Talk*
- Building Blocks Puzzle Talk*
- How Many Petals? Puzzle Talk*
- Missing Addend Puzzle Talk*
- Pie Monster Subtraction Puzzle Talk*
- Pie Monster Addition Puzzle Talk*
- Push Box Symbolic Puzzle Talk*
- Push Box Puzzle Talk*

### Second Grade

- Creating Multiple Rectangles Puzzle Talk*
- How Many Petals? Puzzle Talk*
- Missing Addend Puzzle Talk*
- Number Line to 100 Puzzle Talk*
- Number Line Trap Puzzle Talk*
- Pie Monster Puzzle Talk*
- Pie Monster Symbolic Puzzle Talk*
- Push Box Missing Quantity Puzzle Talk*
- Time on a Line Puzzle Talk*
- Toll Bridge Puzzle Talk*
- Tug Boat Puzzle Talk

### Third Grade

- Estimate Fractions on the Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Equal Areas Puzzle Talk*
- Fair Shares Symbolic Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Trap Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Bricks Puzzle Talk*
- Fruit Monster Puzzle Talk*
- JiJi Cycle Basket Puzzle Talk*
- Leg Drape Symbolic Puzzle Talk*
- Match Fraction Puzzle Talk*
- Number Funnels Highest Place Puzzle Talk*
- Number Funnels Tens Place Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Order Fill Puzzle Talk*
- Perimeter Select Puzzle Talk*
- Scale Fraction Puzzle Talk
- Shape Types Puzzle Talk*
- Soccer Dot Plots Fractions Puzzle Talk*

### Fourth Grade

- Alien Bridge Symbolic Puzzle Talk*
- Alien Bridge Puzzle Talk*
- Capacity Puzzle Talk*
- Crank Pies Fraction Multiplication Puzzle Talk*
- Estimate Fractions on the Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Fractions and Decimals Grid Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Multiplication on a Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Bricks Puzzle Talk*
- JiJi Cycle Select Basket Puzzle Talk*
- Number Line Trap Puzzle Talk*
- Perimeter Select Puzzle Talk*
- Scale Fraction Addition and Subtraction Puzzle Talk
- Scale Fraction (Mixed Numbers) Puzzle Talk*
- Symmetry Grid Puzzle Talk*

### Fifth Grade

- Area Multiplication 2 Puzzle Talk*
- Area, Perimeter, Volume Select Puzzle Talk*
- Estimate Addition and Subtraction Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Estimate Fractions on the Number Line Puzzle Talk*
- Fraction Area Puzzle Talk*
- Helicopter Volume Puzzle Talk*
- Line Capture from Table Puzzle Talk*
- Multiplying with Parentheses Puzzle Talk*
- Number Line Equivalence Puzzle Talk
- Pie Monster Puzzle Talk
- Rate Objects Puzzle Talk*
- Scale Fraction Visual
- Unit Multiples Puzzle Talk*
- Unit Multiplication On the Number Line Puzzle Talk

### Sixth Grade

- Kaboomerang!! Puzzle Talk
- Negative Number Line Trap Puzzle Talk
- Percent Objects Puzzle Talk
- Seed Worm Puzzle Talk*
- Select Peanuts Per Elephant Puzzle Talk
- Variable Stack Puzzle Talk
- Wall Factory Puzzle Talk

### Seventh Grade

- Fraction, Percent, Decimal Trap Puzzle Talk
- Integers on the Number Line Puzzle Talk
- Ornaments Proportions Puzzle Talk
- Percent Coin Puzzle Talk
- Ratio Monster Puzzle Talk*
- Rolling Equations Puzzle Talk
- Stretch-a-Block Puzzle Talk

### Eighth Grade