Math and Literacy
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Content-Area Literacy: Mathematics | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z | AdLit.org

Of all the academic disciplines taught in middle and high school, the one we least expect to entail reading extended texts is in mathematics, but math texts present special literacy problems and challenges for young readers.
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How do reading comprehension and language skills apply to math?

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Integrating Writing and Mathematics

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The 2002 and 2007 reports of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) writing as ses sment (National Center for Education Statistics, 2008), administered to 8th and 12th graders, show an increase in writing scores. Applebee and Langer's (2006) analysis of NAEP data as well as other sources published during the decade preceding their review revealed that the more frequently students reported writing one or more paragraphs in science and social studies, the higher their writing achievement.
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Writing is literacy and needs to be valued in math instruction as well!

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