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Math Interactive Notebook (MIN) A Key Element to Success in Math Class with Ms. Pope This is a modified PowerPoint of a PowerPoint originally shared by Melinda Gannon and Ms. Sanders.
Have you ever heard yourself say...
Keep it all together with your
What is an Interactive Notebook? A personalized, clear textbook A working portfolio -- all of your notes, classwork, homework, etc. -- in one convenient spot
Left Side – Right Side Orientation L EFT SIDE Left side items are items from the teacher and text to be... LEARNABLE CONTENT Notes, taken in the format directed by Ms. Pope Handouts Graphic organizers Example problems worked out with written running commentary Content to go on a math foldable Work period input Word Wall terms R IGHT SIDE Right side items are the students... REFLECTIONS Guided practice Graphic organizers Foldables Homework assignment Creative math memory hooks Acronyms to aid in memory Math journal entries Poems, raps, riddles, and math games Work Period output
Left Side Left is for learnable content! The left side belongs to Ms. Pope and the text. The left side has testable information.
Examples of Teacher Left Side Content Notes, taken in the format directed by Ms. Pope Handouts Graphic organizers Example problems worked out with written running commentary Content to go on a math foldable
Right Side The right is for reflection. The right side belongs to YOU! The right side is where you record your PROCESSING of the teacher- provided notes, handouts, etc. (i.e. of the left side items).
Examples of Student Right Side Work/Products Guided practice Graphic organizers Foldables Homework assignment Your re-writing of notes into your own language and/or with illustrations
More Examples of Right Side Work/Products Math journal entries (e.g. about real- world math, about the assigned Internet math practice homework) Creative math memory hooks Mental math models (e.g. a story about good guys leaving and bad guys leaving to explain pos/neg integer multiplication)
Extra Credit Right Side Work/Products NOTE: These are graded by detailed rubrics. 1.math riddles (especially for geometry) 2.student-created math games requiring math expertise (both to create and play the game; can involve dice, spinners, etc.) 3.poems/raps to aid memory of concepts or algorithms 4.etc.
sample re-write of class notes into right-side MIN format... in your own language! source: /
Sample Math Memory Hook with Illustration source:
Maintaining the Interactive Notebook Update Unit Table of Contents when updated by the teacher Date and number each page No doodling that doesnt relate to notes No ripped out pages or torn corners
Test Your MIN Knowledge Can you mentally fill in the blanks below and mentally circle the correct words? The left side is for _______ _______. It is for input/output. (circle one) from the _________. The right side is for _____________. It is for input/output. (circle one) from the _________.