# Use Language Experiences to Enhance Meaning & Understanding.

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Use Language Experiences to Enhance Meaning & Understanding

Incorporate the following language expression modalities: Incorporate the following language expression modalities: Speech Speech Writing Writing Drawing Drawing Acting Out/Drama Acting Out/Drama Song Song Videotape, phoography/technology Videotape, phoography/technology

Examples - Describe what numbers & symbols mean: Describe what numbers & symbols mean: Describe what numbers & symbols mean: 1/2 x 1/4 = 1/8 1/2 x 1/4 = 1/8 one-half of one-fourth is one-eighth one-half of one-fourth is one-eighth 1/2 ÷ 4 = 1/8 1/2 ÷ 4 = 1/8

Combine Language with Color-Coding and Concrete Materials or Drawings/Pictures 2 X 4 = ? 2 X 4 = ? two groups of four Steelers is how many Steelers two groups of four Steelers is how many Steelers

Examples: Create Stories/Examples That Communicate Understanding Examples: Create Stories/Examples That Communicate Understanding Example: Intersect of x & y coordinates on a plane. Example: Intersect of x & y coordinates on a plane. Speech/Words - The place on the football field where the Steelers kickoff. Speech/Words - The place on the football field where the Steelers kickoff. Drawing: (x, y) where x=15 & y = 0; x=-15 & y=0 Drawing: (x, y) where x=15 & y = 0; x=-15 & y=0 102030405040302010

Use Structured Dialogue Sheets-Patterns I looked at ____________ patterns. ♦ My first pattern used _______________. Draw a picture of your pattern here: When I labeled my pattern, I found that it had an ____________ pattern. Label your pattern. ♦ My second pattern used _______________. Draw a picture of your pattern here: When I labeled my pattern, I found that it had an ____________ pattern. Label your pattern. My patterns were alike/different because __________________________. I

Structured Dialogue Sheets - Algebra: Expressions The variable in the problem is _________. I read the problem and ________ is on the left side of the = sign and __________ is on the right side. There is a ______________ next to the variable. This means that ______________________________________________________________________. I can describe the expression with the following words or picture: