This is math story that could come true! This story shows how a couple makes dinner and divides their tables up to fit everyone in! This could be recrThis is math story that could come true! This story shows how a couple makes dinner and divides their tables up to fit everyone in! This could be recreated! Students will love the absurdity of more and more visitors stopping in to share the dinner!...more

This is such a cute book. It can be used for a variety of reasons but it is also a fun read. The illustrations are colorful and the cat in the story pThis is such a cute book. It can be used for a variety of reasons but it is also a fun read. The illustrations are colorful and the cat in the story presents a problem that the student can predict how to solve! It rhymes and of course has a repeated phrase ("one of each") that makes the book a tool for phonemic awareness and even fluency. I would recommend this book!...more

This is a simple story that can introduce measurement to a Kindergarten or first grade student. The story is funny and uses measurement in a real lifeThis is a simple story that can introduce measurement to a Kindergarten or first grade student. The story is funny and uses measurement in a real life way. I also appreciate the fact that the character is an inchworm so that students can connect inches to inchworms. ...more

This is a popular and fun read for students, parents, and teacher alike. It is a book compiling short poems with matching illustrations all about mathThis is a popular and fun read for students, parents, and teacher alike. It is a book compiling short poems with matching illustrations all about math. This could even be a math station for one student in Kindergarten or first grade. The poems sometimes contain math problems that can be solved by looking at the illustration, giving students math and literature combined and in a fun way!...more

My third grade placement teacher, and her students, love to read books about math! This book illustrates a problem that an army of ants is having becaMy third grade placement teacher, and her students, love to read books about math! This book illustrates a problem that an army of ants is having because of the remainder of one ant in their line up. Since the line-up must look perfect, the student can help problem solve by determining which set of rows will make the qween happy! ...more

This is a wonderful book to use to have students see where squaring numbers comes in handy! The frog thinks he's clever by asking the flies to add anoThis is a wonderful book to use to have students see where squaring numbers comes in handy! The frog thinks he's clever by asking the flies to add another row each time but the flies are too quick for him. With each new row of flies, students can determine how mnay flies there will be and which square number it will be. Maybe students won't be squaring the number of flies to use as lights but this provides a real world connection with a math concept....more

This book is part of a series of books that uses math vocabulary to tell a story. Not only is it a story but there are problem solving stories as wellThis book is part of a series of books that uses math vocabulary to tell a story. Not only is it a story but there are problem solving stories as well! The way that the author uses the math words to name the characters and places is humourous as well. This book is being used in my third grade class as an intorduction to quadrilaterals and other shapes. The students really like it!...more

Counting backwards from ten is not something Kindergartners can do easily! This book can be used as a read aloud. Manipulatives can be used easily toCounting backwards from ten is not something Kindergartners can do easily! This book can be used as a read aloud. Manipulatives can be used easily to help students grasp counting backwards as you read aloud. This book also mentions money so instead of counting backwards, older grades could practice counting how much the coconuts will be. The book also has an appealing Caribbean dialect that makes it a fun book to listen to!...more

Use this book as part of a math lesson. Mom makes cookies so the two children divide them up evenly, but then the doorbell rings and the neighbors areUse this book as part of a math lesson. Mom makes cookies so the two children divide them up evenly, but then the doorbell rings and the neighbors are invited in, so they divide the cookies up again. As they are about to enjoy their cookies the doorbell rings again and some cousins have come to visit and the cookies are divided up again! The plot of the story is predictable but can be useful as the student relate math to REAL life! Love it!...more

This book is the book to read to any student that is just having a bad day, even if you are in Australia! Students will be able to relate to the storyThis book is the book to read to any student that is just having a bad day, even if you are in Australia! Students will be able to relate to the story and can use prediction skills. The illustrations are unique and will be engaging to the students since they can more than likely read all of Alexander's expressions! Illustrations and words can mean the same thing!...more