ERIC Number: ED067257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Improving Reading-Study Skills in Mathematics K-6.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.
Presented is the basis for an integrated approach to teaching reading skills and mathematics concepts at the elementary school level. A general explanation of concept formation, of oral and written language, and of mathematics symbols, with specific suggestions as to their application in mathematics, is included in the first section of the pamphlet. The second section deals with the specialized skills needed for reading and thinking in mathematics. These skills include decoding words and math symbols, understanding the processes of mathematics, and applying the decoding and comprehension skills to problem solving. A list of eight suggestions and two references are given to help the teacher and students in developing their mathematics vocabulary. Reading comprehension skills are detailed, with activities specified for helping students with story problems, graphs, and charts. The final section deals with the role of the teacher as one of management and includes a discussion of objectives, evaluation, diagnosis, and organization of materials and experiences. (DT)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.