Why Math Notebooks?
Math Notebooks or Math Journals
are a students companion, guide and reflection journal through
out their school year. It is a place where they record thoughts
about math, reflect on learning, workout and practice problems,
build their math vocabulary. In addition it is a resource
of math tools to aid their problem solving.
Students selfdiscovery is accomplished in their
problem solving which is a key component of the Math Common
Core.
Suggestions for Setting up Math Notebook
Request a 1 1/2 inch binder and four dividers
for school supplies from parents and/or sell the need to your
administration.You can also request 5 dividers or make them
with students.
Print, copy backtoback, use a electronic hole
puncher (try the office, you never know!).
Start the notebook ASAP.
They leave the notebook in class, unless you
have angels.
Sections: 1.Problem
Solving or Problem of the Day. 2. Class Work
or Independent Practice. 3. Notes.
4.Reflections. 5.Vocabulary. 6.Math
Tools.
Best print view: Explorer
This math notebook or math journal is
best for 3rd5th grade. You can supplement for second
and sixth grade. We will do are best to bring you free Math
Notebooks for each grade at a later date.
