Donna @ Math Coach's Corner is having a party about math books. Reading is my better subject, so I am super excited about all the math book suggestions. My favorite math book is Math and Literature by Marilyn Burns. There is a K-1 book and a 2-3. There is an intermediate grade book as well, and I think it covers 4-6.
Each chapter is based on a children's book and then guides discussion/activities around it. The book reads like you are reading a transcript of the classroom while they are participating in the math lesson.
I have three favorites:
1. Caps for Sale: Students figure out the total amount of hats sold as well as how much the peddler would have if he sold all his hats.
2. Inch by Inch: Students use a unifix cube (a one inch square) to find perimeter of objects around the room.
3. Rooster's Off to See the World: Students uses a growing pattern to figure out how many friends end up on Rooster's journey.
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