Provide Math Reading Tips to Aid All Students

Provide Math Reading Tips to Aid All Students

Technical and math texts often pose comprehension problems even for the best readers. To help your students tackle this difficult genre, model the following strategies. Slow down! Difficult, unfamiliar, and technical texts require a different speed limit than other...
Write Letters from the Perspective of Concepts

Write Letters from the Perspective of Concepts

After studying a concept or event for several days/weeks, a fun way to assess students’ understanding is to have them write letters from a different perspective. West Vigo Middle School teacher Melanie Beaver had great success with this in her ELA classroom. She...