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# Reading and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

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1st

### 9780078300196

0078300193

Paperback

7/11/2002

Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub

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## Summary

Reading and Writing in the Mathematics Classroomfeatures suggestions and activities for including reading and writing as an integral part of the mathematics curriculum. It also includes suggestions for differentiated approaches to teaching mathematics for the English Language learners and inclusion students.

## Table of Contents

Introduction | p. iv |

Reading to Learn Mathematics | p. 1 |

Writing Style | p. 1 |

Vocabulary | p. 2 |

Symbols | p. 3 |

Diagrams | p. 3 |

Key Concepts | p. 4 |

Metacognition | p. 4 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 5 |

Strategies for Reading Mathematics | p. 6 |

Elements of Reading-Environment, Reader, Text | p. 6 |

Vocabulary | p. 8 |

Prereading | p. 14 |

Reading | p. 16 |

Reflection | p. 21 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 22 |

Reading Your Mathematics Textbook | p. 23 |

Beginning the Year-Getting to Know Your Textbook | p. 23 |

Beginning a Chapter-Seeing the Big Picture | p. 26 |

In Each Lesson-Digging In | p. 29 |

Finishing a Chapter-Reading for Review | p. 32 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 33 |

Writing to Learn Mathematics | p. 34 |

Types of Writing in Mathematics | p. 34 |

Supporting Student Learning | p. 35 |

Assisting Teachers | p. 36 |

Criteria for Mathematical Writing | p. 37 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 38 |

Strategies for Writing About Mathematics | p. 39 |

General Strategies | p. 39 |

Writing Activities in Your Glencoe Textbook | p. 42 |

Note Taking | p. 43 |

Writing for Review | p. 44 |

Journal Writing | p. 45 |

Short Writing Activities | p. 46 |

Proofs | p. 48 |

Longer Writing Projects | p. 48 |

Portfolios | p. 49 |

Assessing Writing Assignments | p. 49 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 51 |

Reading and Writing About Mathematics in the Media | p. 52 |

Incorporating Media into Your Curriculum | p. 52 |

Internet Resources | p. 54 |

Strategies for Using Media | p. 54 |

Mathematics in Entertainment Media | p. 58 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 58 |

Reading and Writing with English-Language Learners | p. 59 |

Your Role as Teacher | p. 59 |

Affective Issues | p. 59 |

Teaching Strategies | p. 59 |

Cooperative Groups | p. 60 |

Connecting to Student Backgrounds | p. 60 |

Vocabulary and Concepts | p. 60 |

Study Skills | p. 60 |

Assessing Student Comprehension | p. 61 |

Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writing | p. 61 |

Bookmarks | p. 62 |

Bibliography | p. 65 |

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