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Teaching Mathematics Vocabulary in Context: Windows, Doors, and Secret Passageways / Edition 1
     

Teaching Mathematics Vocabulary in Context: Windows, Doors, and Secret Passageways / Edition 1

by Miki Murray
 

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ISBN-10: 0325006342

ISBN-13: 9780325006345

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Heinemann

As Miki Murray proves, mathematics vocabulary has the power to enhance the conceptual learning of mathematics for middle school students. It's an essential tool to help them to express their mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers and teachers, to share problem-solving techniques, to gain confidence, and to participate in classroom discourse. Murray

Overview

As Miki Murray proves, mathematics vocabulary has the power to enhance the conceptual learning of mathematics for middle school students. It's an essential tool to help them to express their mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers and teachers, to share problem-solving techniques, to gain confidence, and to participate in classroom discourse. Murray offers a range of strategies that highlight the important role language plays in the learning of math. Grounded in research and developed from more than 40 years of teaching, reflecting, and learning, Murray's proven strategies are immediately usable or adaptable by teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325006345
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,363,806
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
11 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Study Vocabulary in Math Class?

Establishing the Role of Mathematics Vocabulary

Setting the Stage

Speaking Mathematics

What About Deliberate Vocabulary Work?

Pushing the Vocabulary: Going for Breadth and Depth Through Writing

Problem Solving Write-Ups

Mathematical Reflections

Expanding Vocabulary with Journals and Homework

Self-Assessment as a Vocabulary Development Tool

Mathematics Vocabulary: A Focus for Writing

The Vocabulary Aftermath

Creating Mathematics Poetry

Putting Vocabulary Learning Strategies Into Context

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