Math: Journals
These sites offer tips on how to help students write their reflections about mathematics in a journal. Includes writing prompts, examples, lesson plans, and rubrics.
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59 Writing Prompts for Math Teachers
This threepage PDF includes writing prompts to use with Math journals.

Logistics of Mathematics Journals: Frequently Asked Questions
Not sure about the logistics of using journals in your Math classroom? This list of FAQs will help answer some basic questions about how to incorporate writing in your math curriculum.

Math Journal Ideas
Choose from among 30 ideas for how to use math journals. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)

Writing in Mathematics
Learn more about using writing in the Math Classroom, specifically getting started with Math writing, making the connection between speaking and writing, and more information on writing in Math class.

Mathematical Writing to Inform Rubric
Use this onepage PDF rubric to assess your students' Mathematical writing.

Scaffolding for the Math Writing (and talking) Process
Use this threepage PDF to assist you in scaffolding writing in the Math classroom.

Math Journals
Find out about the benefits of using a daily math journal. Includes examples of math journal problems.

Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals
Here is a lesson plan for thirdfifth graders to practice problem solving strategies through writing and reasoning in math journals.

Using Writing in Mathematics
This site offers tips for teachers on how to use math journals. Includes two lesson plans.

Math Journal Writing Prompts
This is a twopage PDF file filled with writing prompts for students to write about in their math journals.

Fruit Loops Graph
This lesson plan teaches young students how to compare and analyze data and how to write conclusions in their journals.

Scholastic: Math Journals Boost Real Learning
This page for educators discusses many uses and benefits of math journals.

Getting Started with Math Journals
This twopage PDF file gives teachers an overview of the benefits of using math journals. Included are feedback examples of how to evaluate students' writings.