Patterns In Arithmetic, Book 1

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Pattern Press, Sep 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 336 pages
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Patterns in Arithmetic: Book 1 is a collection of lessons, games, and activities. A separate workbook has all the worksheets needed by the student. It is a book about teaching mathematics for home school and classroom teachers. A goal of this book is to have students learn to think as mathematicians think. Children learn addition, subtraction, patterns, place value, and logic, and are introduced to multiplication, division, and fractions by building models, looking for patterns, playing games, making generalizations, and recording discoveries in ways that make sense to them. Children learn by doing, exploring, and inventing. The clear instructions and fun activities help children learn by using inquiry methods. They learn arithmetic by doing mathematics. An answer key to the student workbook, Evaluation tools to assess the student, a Sequence Guide for planning, and helpful dialogues from actual lessons are included.
  

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Contents

Whole Body Motion
1
Sorting
7
Recording
13
Trading Game
19
Counting and Recording
25
Comparing and Number Lines
32
Fishy Game
37
Domino Games
43
Subtraction
72
Story Problems by Students
77
Representational with Number
83
Recording with Numerals
90
Gus the Bus Driver
96
Multiplication Convention
103
Building Stacks
109
Book 1
116

Fishy Game and Recording Stories
50

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