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- Using Children's Literature to Teach Problem Solving in Math by Jeanne White Learn how children's literature can help K-5 students see the real-life applications of mathematical concepts. This user-friendly book shows how to use stories to engage students in building critical reasoning, abstract thinking, and communication skills, all while helping students understand the relevance of math in their everyday lives. Each chapter is dedicated to one of the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice, and offers examples of children's literature that can be used to help students develop that practice. You'll find out how to: Encourage students to persevere in solving mathematical problems and use multiple approaches to find the answer; Help students reason abstractly with the aid of concrete objects and visuals; Guide students in constructing arguments to explain their reasoning and engage in critical discussion with their peers; Teach students to recognize mathematical patterns and use them to solve problems efficiently; And more! The book offers activities for beginners as well as for more advanced problem solvers. Each chapter also provides guidance for ELLs and students with special needs, so no matter your classroom environment, you'll be able to use these strategies to make math class more dynamic, engaging, and fun.Call Number: Online + Teaching Collection, Floor 2 QA 135.6.W479 2017ISBN: 9781138694712Publication Date: 2016-08-12

- Math Curse by Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith (Illustrator) Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 oranges? Why do 4 kids always have to divide 12 marbles? Why can't you just keep 10 cookies without someone taking 3 away? Why? Because you're the victim of a Math Curse. That's why. But don't despair. This is one girl's story of how that curse can be broken.Call Number: Children's Collection, Floor 1 PS 3569.C5748 M37 1995ISBN: 9780670861941Publication Date: 1995-10-01

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