Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
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Writing to Learn Math

This blog entry provides links to resources and teaching strategies for implementing journal writing in the mathematics classroom. It includes a section entitled "How to Get Elementary Students Writing About Math." The author links to a follow-up page of additional resources.
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Contributed by: Denise, Author
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
CCSS Practice Standard 6Common Core’s Mathematical Practice 6, Attend to Precision, calls for students to be clear in their reasoning, calculation, and communication through the precise use of words, symbols, units of measure, mathematical expressions, and processes. Students recognize various levels of precision and apply them appropriately; they calculate accurately and efficiently. These resources are intended to help teachers and math specialists understand the intent and scope of MP 6 and plan for successful attainment in the classroom. A companion Classroom collection, Implementing CCSS Practice Standard 6, includes resources to help teachers foster this practice with their students.
Math TopicMathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Instructional Strategy, Community

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator, Parent/Guardian
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicTeaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionLanguage Arts
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorDenise, Author
    • Publication Date2007-08-21
    • RightsCopyright (c) Let's Play Math
      http://letsplaymath.net/about/
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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