Math and Literature, Grades 6-8

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Math Solutions, 2004 - Education - 169 pages
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From Quack and Count to Harry Potter, the imaginative ideas in children’s books come to life in math lessons through this unique series. Each resource provides more than 20 classroom-tested lessons that engage children in mathematical problem solving and reasoning. Each lesson features an overview, materials required, and a vignette of how the lesson actually unfolded in a classroom. This book includes a reference chart indicating the mathematical concept each lesson covers, such as number, geometry, patterns, algebra, measurement, data analysis, or probability.
  

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Review: Math and Literature, Grades 6-8

User Review  - Trever - Goodreads

The book was great for incorporating different parts of literature into the math curriculum, some of the selections of text I thought were too young, but incorporated well for 6th through 8th grade ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sheila - Goodreads

Great stories that tie in math and are appropriate for adolescents! Read full review

Contents

A Drop of Water
3
Earthshine
11
Eighteen Flavors
19
The Greedy Triangle
28
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
38
How Big Is a Foot?
47
How Much Is a Million?
55
One Inch Tall
64
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All
80
Tikki Tikki Tembo
87
Whats Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah?
95
Animal Farm
103
Far North
111
The Kings Giraffe
117
Blackline Masters
143
References
163

Shapes
70

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