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Teacher to Teacher
Teacher to Teacher: Phenomenally Exciting Joint Mathematics-English Vocabulary Project

Cynthia Seidel, Julia McNamee 

May 2005, Volume 10, Issue 9, Page 461

An extremely successful interdisciplinary project with mathematics and English. Eighth-grade students were grouped in teams of five and assigned a vocabulary word that has different meanings in mathematics and the real world. Each team had to prepare an entertaining one-minute presentation to teach both meanings of their vocabulary word. Worksheets are provided. Teacher to Teacher is a department written by teachers for other teachers. This department features implications for improving instruction aimed at ideas teachers can use in their own classrooms, schools, and communities. A Teacher to Teacher is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Grades 6-8
Lesson Plans