Pre-Algebra Out Loud, the third book in the popular Out Loud series, is a unique resource for mathematics teachers of students in grades 5–9. In this easy-to-use book, veteran teacher Pat Mower offers classroom-tested strategies, activities, and lessons that will help students more easily comprehend mathematical text and learn the skills they need to effectively communicate mathematical concepts.
Pre-Algebra Out Loud provides a variety of reading and writing strategies, activities, and illustrative examples suitable for elementary and middle school pre-algebra courses, covering key topics, including:
- The Basic Tools of Algebra
- Exploring Infinite Sets
- Topics in Integers
- Number Theory
- Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
- Equations and Inequalities
- Visualizing Algebra by Graphing Lines
Designed to hone both mathematics and communication skills, Pre-Algebra Out Loud encourages students to read out loud, write out loud, and think out loud.
Keywords: reading and math skills, writing and math skills, reading and pre-algebra, writing and pre-algebra, teaching integers and exponents, teaching fractions, decimals and percents, teaching graphing, teaching statistics, teaching factoring, teaching evaluating expressions, teaching basics of equations, Mathematics