## Appendix 1: Preliminary Survey

1. Which sentence

a) I am a math expert.

b) I am pretty good at math.

c) Math isn’t my best subject, but I’m getting better at it.

d) I don’t think I’m any good at math.

e) Other. Please describe _______________________________

2. Something I’d like to learn more about in math this year is…

3. How or when do you use math outside of school?

4. Read the word problem below and answer the question that follows.

Circle the number that

1 2 3 4

WORRIED BORED INTERESTED SUPER EXCITED

I don’t know I can do it, Looks like I want to solve it

what to do! but I don’t it might be right now! Can

Help me! really want to fun to try I do another one?

5. Rank the following math activities in order from 1 (your most preferred) to 6 (your least preferred). If you have never done the activity, put an X next to it.

____ Math games ____ Math homework

____ Math centers ____ Math quizzes/tests

____ Math worksheets ____ Math projects

6. What are some of your strengths in math?

7. How do you prefer to work in math class?

a) By myself

b) With a partner

c) With a small group

d) Other. Please describe _____________________

8. Please list the multiplication families (example: 8s) that you feel like you…

*best*describes you as a math student?a) I am a math expert.

b) I am pretty good at math.

c) Math isn’t my best subject, but I’m getting better at it.

d) I don’t think I’m any good at math.

e) Other. Please describe _______________________________

2. Something I’d like to learn more about in math this year is…

3. How or when do you use math outside of school?

4. Read the word problem below and answer the question that follows.

*Adam, Brad, and Caitlin counted their trading cards. Adam counted 7 trading cards. Brad had 5 times as many trading cards as Adam. Caitlin counted 4 times as many trading cards as Brad. How many trading cards does Caitlin have?*Circle the number that

*best*describes how you would feel about solving this word problem.1 2 3 4

WORRIED BORED INTERESTED SUPER EXCITED

I don’t know I can do it, Looks like I want to solve it

what to do! but I don’t it might be right now! Can

Help me! really want to fun to try I do another one?

5. Rank the following math activities in order from 1 (your most preferred) to 6 (your least preferred). If you have never done the activity, put an X next to it.

____ Math games ____ Math homework

____ Math centers ____ Math quizzes/tests

____ Math worksheets ____ Math projects

6. What are some of your strengths in math?

7. How do you prefer to work in math class?

a) By myself

b) With a partner

c) With a small group

d) Other. Please describe _____________________

8. Please list the multiplication families (example: 8s) that you feel like you…

Have totally masteredHave totally mastered

*Might need to review**Don’t really know at all*
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