Numeracy and Literacy
Teaching K-8 Mathematics Using Children's Literature
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This unique book shows how to use colorful and imaginative children’s literature to enrich math lessons. The carefully selected poems, biographies, fiction, and nonfiction provide an authentic, inspiring context in which to explore key math concepts. For each piece of literature, the authors provide step-by-step lesson plans and brief assessments that address counting, arithmetic, probability, measurement, geometry, functions, and much more.
Table of Contents
1. Number Sense and Operations
2. Data Analysis and Probability
3. Patterns, Algebra, and Functions
4. Geometry and Measurement
Children’s Literature References
Robin A. Ward, PhD, is Director of Curriculum Integration at the Rice University School Mathematics Project.
-Finally, a book that helps integrate math and literacy using authentic children's literature. Dr. Ward provides practical and research-based strategies for helping students learn in today's complex world.--Douglas Fisher, PhD, Department of Teacher Education, San Diego State University