This month, I am sharing some sure-fire ways to get your students communicating mathematically through their writing. Through my blog, I’ve been able to offer several quick strategies for writing in math. Specifically, these strategies are fabulous for checking for understanding because students have to justify their understanding of a skill through pictures, words, and numbers. Check out the strategies below!
Checking for understanding is essential to make sound instructional decisions in the classroom. The strategies below not only check for student understanding, but they require students to express their understanding through writing.
Give them a try!