9780078300196

Reading and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078300196

  • ISBN10:

    0078300193

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-07-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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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

Introductionp. iv
Reading to Learn Mathematicsp. 1
Writing Stylep. 1
Vocabularyp. 2
Symbolsp. 3
Diagramsp. 3
Key Conceptsp. 4
Metacognitionp. 4
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 5
Strategies for Reading Mathematicsp. 6
Elements of Reading-Environment, Reader, Textp. 6
Vocabularyp. 8
Prereadingp. 14
Readingp. 16
Reflectionp. 21
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 22
Reading Your Mathematics Textbookp. 23
Beginning the Year-Getting to Know Your Textbookp. 23
Beginning a Chapter-Seeing the Big Picturep. 26
In Each Lesson-Digging Inp. 29
Finishing a Chapter-Reading for Reviewp. 32
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 33
Writing to Learn Mathematicsp. 34
Types of Writing in Mathematicsp. 34
Supporting Student Learningp. 35
Assisting Teachersp. 36
Criteria for Mathematical Writingp. 37
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 38
Strategies for Writing About Mathematicsp. 39
General Strategiesp. 39
Writing Activities in Your Glencoe Textbookp. 42
Note Takingp. 43
Writing for Reviewp. 44
Journal Writingp. 45
Short Writing Activitiesp. 46
Proofsp. 48
Longer Writing Projectsp. 48
Portfoliosp. 49
Assessing Writing Assignmentsp. 49
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 51
Reading and Writing About Mathematics in the Mediap. 52
Incorporating Media into Your Curriculump. 52
Internet Resourcesp. 54
Strategies for Using Mediap. 54
Mathematics in Entertainment Mediap. 58
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 58
Reading and Writing with English-Language Learnersp. 59
Your Role as Teacherp. 59
Affective Issuesp. 59
Teaching Strategiesp. 59
Cooperative Groupsp. 60
Connecting to Student Backgroundsp. 60
Vocabulary and Conceptsp. 60
Study Skillsp. 60
Assessing Student Comprehensionp. 61
Questions for Discussion, Reflection, and Journal Writingp. 61
Bookmarksp. 62
Bibliographyp. 65
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