One by one, ten children move from their old house into their new house with all their possessions. Die-cut windows reveal the interiors of the houses and the book can also be read from back to front.
A young child takes walks to different places and wonders about the amount and variety of things seen on the way. Questions are asked and corresponding pictures are there to count out the answers to the questions.
Nursery rhymes, sports, seasons, months, etc. are used to create connections between familiar objects and ideas and the numbers (i.e. months in a year).
From School Library Journal
"Gr 1-3-Simple rhymes and large, clear photographs instruct children in coin denominations, grouping, and counting. The text begins with an introduction to pennies and soon adds... larger denominations... Coins are arranged in sets with visual equations illustrating their mathematical equivalents. By the book's end, children are asked to think of the many ways a dollar is made...-Ilene Abramson, Los Angeles Public Library"
When Jouha counts the ten donkeys carrying his dates to market, he repeatedly forgets to count the one he is riding on, causing him great consternation. Includes numbers written out in Arabic and in English transliteration, as well as the numerals one through ten, and a note on the origins and other versions of the story.
When Chandra, the official bather of the Rajah’s elephants, saves them from serious illness, she exacts from the Rajah a reward more costly than he realizes.
Don't forget the littlest dinosaurs when you think of the big ones! Dinosaurs thirteen feet and under are given the center stage for a few moments - did you know that there was a dinosaur that was the size of a teddy bear?
Illustrates the concept of big, bigger, and biggest by comparing the physical measurements of such large things as a blue whale, a mountain, a star, and the universe.
This book is aligned with the Common Core for 3rd, 4th, and 5th mathematics in measurement and data. Monsters at the premiere of a 3-D movie help calculate the perimeter of the set, the area of the movie screen, and the volume of your popcorn box.
Relates math and cookery by presenting math concepts and reinforcing them with recipes. Provides practice in converting from English to metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, estimating, and more.
Lisa learns about the mathematics of measuring by measuring her dog Penny with all sorts of units, including pounds, inches, dog biscuits, and cotton swabs.
"Xaxon Yellowbearyd was the fiercest Viking warrior of his time. Now a map to his hidden treasure lies in Radius's and Per's hands. Together the cousins must decode the strange numbered grid on the map-and figure out the secret of the Viking's X and Y axes. As bungling bandits pursue them, Radius and Per use coordinate geometry in their quest for "treasure of the greatest measure". - book description
Explore math in the kitchen using six simple recipes. Topics covered include probability, Fibonacci numbers, tessellations, variability, and more. - Book Description
The hungry Pig family learns about money and buying power as they turn the house upside down looking for enough money to buy dinner at the local restaurant.
Addition Annie counts everything around her, from tree and knees to little peas. A Rookie Reader with only 30 vocabulary word and written by a fifth grader.
Each time the doorbell rings, more people come to enjoy Ma's wonderful cookies. How many does each person get as the crowd gets larger and larger? Keep recalculating the amount of cookies per person.
Also available in big book: JUV PZ7.H96 D6 1986 Lg.
Design your own league, pick your own team, balance the team's budget and learn about the addition, multiplcation, and decimals it takes to make it happen.
When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse.
This series is an introduction to the world of mathematics. Each book in the series focuses on one basic dimension of math and fully explores it. Mathematical games, puzzles, riddles and tricks will fascinate readers and make learning fun.
"This book is based upon the animated film, Donald in Mathmagic land". "Mathmagic Land is a wondrous land of discovery where trees have square roots... During his lively journey, Donald discovers that you can have mirth with math, fun with fractions, and laughs with logic."
"Each lesson uses children's literature as a springboard into activities that engage children in mathematical problem solving and reasoning" -- book description
Math Through Children's Literature by Kathryn L. Braddon; Nancy J. Hall; Dale Taylor
Call Number: QA135.5.B678 1993 (Main Library)
ISBN: 0872879321
"This book contains summaries of books, each related to the NCTM Standards... Each chapter has classroom-tested activities and a bibliography of additional books" -- Book description