Writing in Math Class: Resource For Grades 2-8
(Math Solutions, Sept. 1, 1995)
How can writing help students think more deeply and clearly about mathematical ideas? Marilyn Burns shares numerous examples illustrating how students sort, clarify, and define their thinking through different types of writing—journal writing, solving math problems, explaining mathematical ideas, and linking creative writing to math. Includes assessment strategies, answers to frequently asked questions, and samples of authentic student work.