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Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
Getting It Write With Math!2
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Getting It Write With Math!2

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  • 1. Getting It Write With Math! Facilitator: Cheryl Taylor
  • 2. Four Types of Writing In Mathematics!
    • Affective
    • Procedural
    • Conceptual
    • Creative
    • Bulletin boards, journals, exams
    • Writing may include pictures, numbers or diagrams
  • 3. Affective
    • Students express feelings and experiences with math in their writing.
    • “ Math and Me”
    • “ If I could be any number, I would be . . What are the advantages and disadvantages of being this number?
    • This type of writing allows teachers to assess students with a “less demanding“ task.
  • 4. Procedural
    • Students explain the steps taken to arrive at their answer.
    • When you add fractions with unlike denominators what must you remember to do.
    • Dear Dr. Math
    • I added 27 and 35. My teacher said my answer (52) was wrong. Please explain.
    • This type of writing reinforces skill attainment.
    • Have students think about writing to persuade rather than writing a narrative.
  • 5. Conceptual
    • “ The Big Idea”
    • Explaining how a decimal is like a fraction.
    • Multiplication is similar to addition because . . .
    • Can you tell whether two triangles are similar by knowing just their angle measures?
    • Some examples of odd numbers are . . .
    • These numbers are odd because . . .
    • This type of writing reinforces problem solving skills.
  • 6. Creative
    • Students write about math in a variety of ways.
    • poems
    • riddles
    • songs, raps, nursery rhymes
    • wanted posters
    • This type of writing reinforces vocabulary and language skills.
  • 7. Procedural and Conceptual Understanding
    • The NYS Mathematics Exam!
    • “ On the lines below, explain . . .”
  • 8. Strategies for Multiple Choice Questions!
    • Elimination
    • Backsolving
    • All Things Equal
    • Landmark Values

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