ERIC Number: EJ1025702
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
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Mathematizing Read-Alouds in Three Easy Steps
Hintz, Allison; Smith, Antony T.
Reading Teacher, v67 n2 p103-108 Oct 2013
Discussing and exploring concepts is an important element of literacy and mathematics instruction in elementary classrooms. Read-alouds provide an opportunity for teachers to engage students in meaningful discussion. This article describes a quick three-step process for mathematizing books, that is, weaving together read-alouds, discussion, and mathematics in order to maximize student learning using a variety of literary and informational texts. A planning sheet, list of example books, and samples of student work are included.
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction, Elementary School Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Mathematics Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy Education, Childrens Literature
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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