Who this book would be for: 2-5 Activity: Read book and then reread while students use manipulatives to show how the ant was unable to fit into the groWho this book would be for: 2-5 Activity: Read book and then reread while students use manipulatives to show how the ant was unable to fit into the group. Once the groups of ants were divided evenly the ant was no longer a remainder. Reflection: This book is a great example of how a large group can be divided into smaller groups and sometimes in order to create equal groups there may be remainders. Using manipulatives with your students will help them understand that depending on how you separate your groups will determine how many will be remaining or how you can make even groups without remainders....more

Who this book would be for: 2-5 Activity: Students could work together with a variety of objects and use strategies to quickly count how many objects aWho this book would be for: 2-5 Activity: Students could work together with a variety of objects and use strategies to quickly count how many objects are in front of them. Reflection: This book is great to show students several strategies to quickly count and solve math problems. The rhyming and colorful pictures engage students and make them eager to quickly solve the problems. Letting the students handle objects to apply the strategies would be a great way to use this book!...more