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# Counting on Frank

by
Rod Clement

Counting on Frank A boy and his dog present amusing counting, size comparison, and mathematical facts. Full description

Paperback, 30 pages

Published
March 28th 1994
by Houghton Mifflin
(first published October 28th 1991)

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in the narrator’s house. I will have my students participate in an activity to determine the size of the narrator's house. I will provide an activity sheet to my student and ask them to calculate how large a box is needed to hold the average humpback whale. I will provide information on the typical length, width, and height of a humpback whale. They will need to provide the length, height, and width o ...more

Sometimes I like Clement's illustrations but this book- well some of them I just didn't like so much (i didn't hate them I was just meh).

My eleven year old loves the book and likes to reread it so....3 stars

Looking back I think that the narrative could have been tighter and the examples a little more relatable. The dogs worked, the TV didn't, the tree worked but then the cloth ...more

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Apr 28, 2014
Linh Vong
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great

A unit on quantity, a unit on scale, a unit on volume. How many ___ could we fit inside this square? our room?

Use for morning math problems the questions in the back.

I could examine the mathematics on how he got his answers when making things bigger than they are.

This book can be used to teach measurement.I love how Frank connects the quantities and measurements things that are common to students. I would use this book to teach children about estimations. There are also several word problems at the back of the book which students can work on.

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