Teaching Struggling Readers to Tackle Math Word Problems: Effective Strategies and Practice Pages That Help Kids Develop the Skills They Need to Read and Solve Math Word Problems  -     By: Audrey Trapolsi
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Teaching Struggling Readers to Tackle Math Word Problems: Effective Strategies and Practice Pages That Help Kids Develop the Skills They Need to Read and Solve Math Word Problems

Scholastic Teaching / 2012 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 64
Vendor: Scholastic Teaching
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 10.88 X 8.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0545207177
ISBN-13: 9780545207171
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Math word problems can be challenging for many students. Struggling readers have it that much harder. The lessons and activities in this book show how strategies such as visualizing, predicting, reflecting about reading, and other skills typically learned in language arts, provide teachers with practical ways to help every learner untangle word problems and approach problem solving with new confidence. Through cloze practice, picture-problem matching, rearranging scrambled sentences, and more, students will strengthen their words-to-numbers connection and get a better grasp on the structure of word problems—where to start reading first, signal words to look out for, and how to stay focused during multi-step problems. 

Author Bio

Audrey Trapolsi has taught in New Jersey, New York City, and Madrid, Spain. She attended Bryn Mawr College and Teacher's College, Columbia University. She currently teaches fifth grade, and enjoys painting and drawing. She is the co-author of Reteaching Math: Multiplication & Division, published by Scholastic.

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