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Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals

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Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Phyllis Whitin

Phyllis Whitin

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

David Whitin

David Whitin

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Solving the Math Curse: Reading and Writing Math Word Problems

Students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills add up as they decipher word problems and use what they’ve learned to solve a crossword puzzle.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Graphic Map

The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 13

Celebrate the 100th day of school!

As a class, students work in small groups to create a "100th Day" book.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   3 – 6  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Math Is Language Too: Talking and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

Replete with children's stories and illustrations, Math Is Language Too looks at children as sense-makers, storytellers, language creators, and problem-posers.

 

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Literacy + Math = Creative Connections in the Elementary Classroom

This book details the importance of establishing a literacy-mathematics connection for students and offers suggestions and ideas for improving math skills while fostering literacy growth.

 

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