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Why Literacy Should be Included in an Effective Elementary Math Curriculum
 
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Formerly University of Maine, U.S.A.
Online publish date: 2017-11-19
Publish date: 2017-11-19
 
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2018;14(2):557–560
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This article belongs to the special issue "Literature and the Arts in Mathematical Education".
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This article provides a brief overview of the key benefits of interdisciplinary instruction combining literacy and math, in addition to sharing three integrated lessons used in support of a traditional elementary mathematics curriculum to effectively review number bonds through 10 and simple additional and subtraction.
 
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