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Winter 2019 Book Study

Welcome to the Routines for Reasoning Book Study!

Anyone with an interest in improving student understanding is welcome to participate!

Here is a flyer with additional information.  If you have any questions, please e-mail atomicbookclub@gmail.com

Discussion prompts will be posted weekly, per the schedule listed below (began January 5, 2019).

Routines for Reasoning

Publisher's Companion Website

Ordering Info & Sample Chapter

Be sure to purchase your copy of the book soon so you can join the online discussion!

To register and participate in our Book Study,

click here:


VIDEO - March 13, 2019 Author Q & A Webinar with Grace Kelemanik:

Routines for Reasoning

Chapter Titles

  • Chapter 1 - Using the Math Practices as a Means to Provide Access to Rich Mathematical Reasoning
  • Chapter 2 - Instructional Routines: A Vehicle for Developing Mathematical Practices in All Students
  • Chapter 3 - Capturing Quantities: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Reasoning Abstractly and Quantitatively
  • Chapter 4 - Connecting Representations: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Thinking About and with Mathematical Structure
  • Chapter 5 - Recognizing Repetition: An Instructional Routine to Support Students’ Repeated Reasoning
  • Chapter 6 - Three Reads: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Entering and Sustaining Thinking in a Problem
  • Chapter 7 - Making It Routine: Implementing Instructional Routines

Book Study Tentative Schedule

 Week of  
 January 5-11, 2019  Chapter 1                          
 January 12-18                       Chapter 2                                                   
 January 19-25  [Catch up / Week off (MLK Day)]
 January 26 - February 1  Chapter 3
 February 2-8  Chapter 4
 February 9-15  Chapter 5
 February 16-22  [Catch up / Week off (Presidents Day)]
 February 23 - March 1  Chapter 6
 March 2-15  Chapter 7
    MARCH 13 @ 6 PM

WEBINAR AUTHOR TALK.  (See recording above.)

 March 16-22 Wrap Up and Feedback

Click here for the book study participation page:


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