3 Reads (MP1)

The 3 Reads instructional routine is designed to develop students’ ability to make sense of problems by deconstructing the process of reading mathematical situations. Over time, students will internalize this process, thereby creating a heuristic for reading and making sense of mathematical story problems, math practice 1.


The info-graphic captures the flow of the routine, and resources below will support your implementation of the routine.  We’ve provided a word copy of the planner so that you may download and print it, or type right into it.  The powerpoint slides may be customized for a specific task by inserting images and refining the prompts.  And, finally, we’ll continue to update the tasks section, and hope you’ll comment on your own experiences with them, and upload artifacts from your classroom.

Watch Grace Kelemanik engage adults in the 3 Reads Instructional Routine at the Heinemann Teacher Tour


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