SESSION 5 | Grades 2-12 / ELL Levels 3-5 | HANDOUT
Improve math writing
Vary math-writing experiences
Teach technical reading.
Students in all grade levels and all subject areas read and think about texts.
Introduce students to their Reading & Thinking Voices.
Find the story in the problem.
Grade 3 | Full-length lesson
Write your own math story problems.
Provide a photo for students to create a math problem.
Show your work—step by step.
Students write their explanations while they are solving the problem.
Explain individual terms using the Information Pyramid.
Prove/Justify your answer or choice.
Use the constructed-response formula.
Students choose which one doesn’t belong using their Reading and Thinking Voices. Then argue their decision in writing.