Are your students writing during math class? Journal response prompts are the IDEAL way to bring closure to your math lessons; quickly check for understanding; and keep your students accountable for articulating their understanding of math concepts.
Dragon's Den Curriculum: Writing-The Math Strategy that Works.It takes a lot of effort to put together a math lesson, make sure all of your students really "get" it with this simple brain based strategy!
I use math journals in my Math Workshop. I like the idea of using Math Journal Sentence starters with my students. This would serve as a great way to incorporate writing in math and allow students to expand their thinking.
This first grade math journal resource includes differentiation and scaffolds for every learner. Includes addition & subtractions, geometry, place value, measurement, and much more. These journal entries encourage math talk and math writing.