I used this book to address addition with multiple addends with a second grade class. They were engaged and this book helped to clarify any misunderstI used this book to address addition with multiple addends with a second grade class. They were engaged and this book helped to clarify any misunderstanding they had about addition with multiple addends. ...more

This book addresses predicting, weight, and measurement. This book could easily be used with younger grades to encourage them to make predictions abouThis book addresses predicting, weight, and measurement. This book could easily be used with younger grades to encourage them to make predictions about which animal would sink the boat based on weight....more

This is an excellent book to address several different concepts. This book could be read on the first day of school to introduce to young students whaThis is an excellent book to address several different concepts. This book could be read on the first day of school to introduce to young students what a straight line is supposed to look like (for when they line up to go down the hall). This could also be used to start a conversation on what exactly a minute is, and then challenge the students to form a straight line in a minute....more

This is a great book to use to introduce measurement and the metric system. It covers length, weight, and volume measurements using meters, liters, anThis is a great book to use to introduce measurement and the metric system. It covers length, weight, and volume measurements using meters, liters, and grams. This is useful for both math and science....more

This book would be great for teaching shapes to the younger grades. The book also has a great story, so it will help to keep students engaged and inteThis book would be great for teaching shapes to the younger grades. The book also has a great story, so it will help to keep students engaged and interested....more

This book would be great to introduce standard measurements (inch) to students who are used to working with nonstandard measurements. It could also beThis book would be great to introduce standard measurements (inch) to students who are used to working with nonstandard measurements. It could also be used for a science lesson explaining a food web....more

This book is clever in its use of key vocabulary terms and explaining how to use circumference. This could be used to introduce vocabulary in a memoraThis book is clever in its use of key vocabulary terms and explaining how to use circumference. This could be used to introduce vocabulary in a memorable way....more

This book could be used for math lessons to examine measuring in both standard and nonstandard measures. This could also be used in a science class ifThis book could be used for math lessons to examine measuring in both standard and nonstandard measures. This could also be used in a science class if the class is studying dogs. Students who have dogs, or other pets, could do similar measures of their pets and bring the results back to school to compare....more

This book would be great for a Kindergarten or First grade class. I could be used as a social story for students who often pick fights, and would alloThis book would be great for a Kindergarten or First grade class. I could be used as a social story for students who often pick fights, and would allow students to feel more comfortable talking about how they would feel if they encountered someone who liked to pick fights. It could also be used to study time. It could be used for science as well. For science, it could be used to study the environment of ladybugs, as well as the other animals within the story. Students could also discuss if a ladybug would encounter any of the other animals mentioned in the story....more

This story is about Hugh Thomas, who, after hearing a couple of tails of strange things happening in the bayou, catches a million fish (more or less).This story is about Hugh Thomas, who, after hearing a couple of tails of strange things happening in the bayou, catches a million fish (more or less). He then encounters several creatures that, in the end, leave him with just a few fish left. This could be used for a subtraction lesson, by having the kids guess exact how many fish he had and lost....more

This book would be great to use for both math and science lessons as a way to interate literacy. For math, sequencing and numbers and operations (addiThis book would be great to use for both math and science lessons as a way to interate literacy. For math, sequencing and numbers and operations (addition) can be addressed. For science, the life cycle of a butterfly and what a butterfly would actually eat could be addressed. This book could also be used in a regular language arts lesson, forcusing on story re-telling and story sequencing....more

This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand.This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand. The book shows the different ways in which Lisa, the main character's aunt, uses the metric system in a laboratory. This is another electronic book, which allows for a great way to incorporate technology. The book also references manipulatives that you can print out for the students to use to visually compare the different measures in the metric system. ...more

This books addresses rounding, and is a great way to either introduce or review the concept, as well teaching students different methods for solving mThis books addresses rounding, and is a great way to either introduce or review the concept, as well teaching students different methods for solving math problems. The book also addresses story problems, because students must listen to understand the context of the problem. Another great way to integrate literacy with a math lesson....more

This book offers a real-life example of three addends with total sums of twenty. It offers a great opportunity to use technology to model the examplesThis book offers a real-life example of three addends with total sums of twenty. It offers a great opportunity to use technology to model the examples within the books and is easily modified to allow for hands-on methods of solving the problems. A great way to incorporate literacy with a math lesson....more

This book is a great way to address a student's anxiety in a way that is respectful. "Wemberly Worried" would be ideal for new students and the firstThis book is a great way to address a student's anxiety in a way that is respectful. "Wemberly Worried" would be ideal for new students and the first week of school. Students with exceptionalities, such as an anxiety disorder, could also be addressed in a classroom setting. For a fun math activity, students can count how many "w"s are in the page, on the book, how many times the word "worried" is used, etc....more