Bridging Literature and Mathematics by Visualizing Mathematical Concepts (3-5)During interactive read-aloud sessions, students identify how an author conveys mathematical information about animals’ sizes and abilities. They then conduct research projects focusing on the same mathematical concepts.
Exploring Sets through Math-Related Book Pairs (K-2)After reading two math-related books, students investigate their home and school environments to find examples of objects that come in sets and then create their own books on sets.
Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals (3-5)Students explore how their problem-solving strategies work by writing in math journals as they work in small groups to solve a math puzzle with multiple solutions.
What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with Sixteen Cows (3-5)After reading a piece of math-related children’s literature aloud, students pose and solve new problems by asking what-if questions about the events in the story.
Authentic Writing Experiences and Math Problem-Solving Using Shopping Lists
Bringing Economic Vocabulary to Life Through Video Posters
Glogging About Natural Disasters
What’s Under the Slide? Making Inferences Using Microscopes
Making History Come Alive Through Poetry and Song
Chasing the Dream: Researching the Meaning of the American Dream
Blending the Past with Today’s Technology: Using Prezi to Prepare for Historical Fiction
What Did George Post Today? Learning About People of the American Revolution Through Facebook
Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading
Preparing Students for Success with Reading in the Content Areas
Reading with Purpose in the Content Areas
Science Books for Teens
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