Date: ____________________ Writing Assignment
1) List all the words or phrases you would use to describe mathematics to a friend. (5-7 minutes)
2) Imagine yourself doing or using mathematics either in or out of school: list all the feelings that come to mind. (5-7 minutes)
3) List all the objects (nouns, things) that you think math is like (5-7 minutes)
4) Read over your three lists carefully. From the third list, choose the words that best describe what math is most like for you. Finish this sentence: “For me, math is most like a (n) _______”Explain your choice fully in paragraphs. Be creative!