Advanced Common Core Math Explorations Measurement & Polygons (Grades 5-8)
Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging and engaging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they create and manipulate geometric figures, draw and analyze complex designs, and develop and apply measurement strategies to solve challenging real-world and mathematical problems. Each activity comes with extensive support for classroom implementation including learning goals, discussion guides, detailed solutions, and suggestions for extending the investigation. There is also a free supplemental e-book offering strategies for motivation, assessment, parent communication, and suggestions for using the materials in different learning environments.
With reproducible pages, comprehensive materials lists, and step-by-step instruction, teachers can easily implement Burkhart's activities for their students. Overall, this book provides a new and engaging way for teachers to elaborate instruction and increase student knowledge through enriching experiences with math!,Gifted Child Today, 12/17/15