## Writing

Communication is an important skill in math, and the ability to clearly share ideas in writing is vital. Here are some articles that address the issue of writing in math.

One way to get students writing in math is to use journals. Here are some resources that focus specifically on journaling in math.

ReadWriteThink Lesson: Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals - This lesson for grades 3-5 provides a number of helpful resources including:

Visit my Pinterest site for additional resources on using notebooks and journals in math, as well as a wealth of journal prompts.

- Writing in Math (2004 ) Marilyn Burns in
*Educational Leadership* - Writing in Math Class? Absolutely! (1995) Marilyn Burns in
*Instructor* - Using Writing in Mathematics to Deepen Student Learning
- Connecting Mathematics and Writing Workshop: It's Kinda Like Ice Skating
- Weaving Math and Language Arts Literacy

One way to get students writing in math is to use journals. Here are some resources that focus specifically on journaling in math.

- Math Journals Boost Real Learning (2001) Marilyn Burns in
*Instructor* - Math Journals (Article from The Cornerstone with lots of ideas.)
- Math Notebooking (Lengthy post about notebooks and writing in math with many good ideas.)
- Mathwire.com - Writing in Math

ReadWriteThink Lesson: Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals - This lesson for grades 3-5 provides a number of helpful resources including:

- Getting Started With Math Journals
- Logistics of Mathematics Journals: Frequently Asked Questions
- Math Journal Prompts About Attitudes and Dispositions

Visit my Pinterest site for additional resources on using notebooks and journals in math, as well as a wealth of journal prompts.