Give Me Half!

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Harper Collins, Mar 27, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Splitting things in half may seem like an easy thing to do, but when two siblings and a pizza are involved, things can get messy. Children learn about fractions at school but fractions are also an important part of everyday life outside the classroom.In this riotous book, Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas introduce the simplest of fractions, 1/2.


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User Review  - Spinea1 - LibraryThing

Great book to teach the definition of half for math. It helps students visualize what the word half means visually ,in fraction form,and in words.This book provides a lot of opportunities to provide students with a chance to read with expression talking about the meaning of half. Read full review

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User Review  - Mmarcel2011 - LibraryThing

Fractons are a hard thing to understand and anything that will make it easier on students, the better. This books showes fractions in a familiar light. This book explains fractions in a real situation with actual things in order to have the children understand. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

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