Math is Language Too: Talking and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom
Replete with children's stories and illustrations, Math Is Language Too looks at children as sense-makers, storytellers, language creators, and problem-posers. This groundbreaking book, the first joint publication by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the National Council of Teachers of English, explores the ways in which fourth-grade students use story, metaphor, and language to develop mathematical thinking skills and strategies. Included are classroom-tested, hands-on activities in geometry and algorithms and directions on making tools for use in the classroom.
NCTE and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 105 pp. 2000. Grades 3–6.
ISBN 10: 0-8141-2134-9; ISBN 13: 978-0-8141-2134-4.
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