Using Math Vocabulary

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Activities

If you are completing this Math Learning Module for contact hours, please complete the activities and submit evidence of your work to your LPDC.

Download the Activities PDF file and complete the form to submit as evidence.

 

Activity 1:

(approximate time to complete 40 Minutes)

 

Resources needed to complete Activity 1:

Download the Frayer Model template - PDF file

1. Mathematics can be thought of as a language that must be meaningful if students are to communicate mathematically and apply mathematics productively. Vocabulary development is crucial to any experience involving language. Vocabulary is central to mathematical literacy. Have students complete a Frayer Model individually with a lesson’s new vocabulary words.

 

Activity 2:

(approximate time to complete 40 Minutes)

 

Resources needed to complete Activity 2:

Download the Keyword Method template - PDF file

1. Have students work in pairs to create a mnemonic for one new vocabulary word in a lesson. (template available with the module handout)