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3 Read Strategy

3 Read Strategy


3 Read Strategy

This activity shows how reading a mathematics problem three times, with a different focus question each time, can help students make sense of a problem.

This interactive activity is one of 10 featured in Reading and Writing in the Disciplines. It focuses on using annotation as a way to help students make sense of a mathematics problem. To see another activity that offers protocols for helping students make sense of mathematical text, check out Making Sense of Mathematics Text in Mathematics Unit 6. To learn more about annotation, an important strategy for close reading, go to Close Reading in Unit 3. To see how strategies for close reading are used within other disciplines, explore Close Reading Strategies in English Unit 6 and Close Reading in History/Social Studies Unit 6.

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