Open Access Graduate Research Paper
A successful whole language reading and writing program aimed at students lacking in comprehension skills led to the development of a writing program in the mathematics classroom. Communication has been promoted as a key component in mathematics. The purpose of this action research was to research and implement whole language strategies for communication into the mathematics classroom. Based on reasoning, connecting, and communication, strategies for speaking and writing about mathematical concepts and problem solving were taught and analyzed within a sixth grade classroom. Writing was also examined as an assessment tool. Writing was found to have value in both the learning process and in the communication.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Donna H. Schumacher
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©1995 Vicki Oleson-Rich
Oleson-Rich, Vicki, "Writing in the middle school mathematics classroom" (1995). Graduate Research Papers. 3079.