Fostering Communication about Measuring Area in a Transitional Language Class

  • Fostering Communication about Measuring Area in a Transitional Language Class

    Wendy Bray, Juli Dixon, Marina Martinez
    A series of lessons focused on development of invented strategies for measuring areas of irregular polygons in a fourth grade transitional language class. Of focus are strategies that teachers can use to engage students with limited English proficiency (LEP) in communicating and justifying mathematical ideas.