This book is about a baker who works all the way through her birthday without celebrating it. The mice in her shop make her a cake for the end of theThis book is about a baker who works all the way through her birthday without celebrating it. The mice in her shop make her a cake for the end of the day.
In my classroom, I could use this book for a math lesson as well as a science lesson. For the math aspect of this book, we could use measuring cups to make the cake the mice made the baker with the recipe in the back of the book. Also, for science we could discuss the different kinds of of changes such as chemical or physical changes. Making a cake would be a chemical change because when you mix all the ingredience and bake the cake, that exemplifies a chemical change....more
This book would be great to use in a math to count the hats on the man's head and sort them according to color. As an extention, the students can creaThis book would be great to use in a math to count the hats on the man's head and sort them according to color. As an extention, the students can create their own hat stack and divide them into different monkey hands. Also, we could use this book to discuss making inferences of what is going to happen next and also where in the world this story could take place at. This book and activity would be appropriate for grades Kindergarten through 1st grade.
A man has a set of hats on his head that he sells as his job. One day the man desides to sit down under a tree and take a nap. While he is naping, the monkeys in the tree take the man's hats and play with them....more
This is a great book for students in grades kindergarten through 3rd grade. Using this resource to teach measurement, I would have the students read tThis is a great book for students in grades kindergarten through 3rd grade. Using this resource to teach measurement, I would have the students read the piece of literature and do an activity of measuring various items around the classroom with pencils or erasers.
In the book, the child measures all the different parts of the dog using dog treats. This is a great way to show correlations to the items certain animals or environments have in them. ...more
Eric Carle is one of my favorite authors/illustrator. In this book the ladybug meets different animals at different times on the hour. Also it repeatsEric Carle is one of my favorite authors/illustrator. In this book the ladybug meets different animals at different times on the hour. Also it repeats the same line over and over so the students can join in around the 3rd page of what the ladybug says to the different animals. Also it shows the clock and what time the ladybug meets each animal so the students can see what a certain time looks on a clock. I would use this book with grades Kindergarten- 3rd grade. ...more
I loved this book. It was a very cute way to show the relationship between all the characteristics of a circle as well as why a circle is the best shaI loved this book. It was a very cute way to show the relationship between all the characteristics of a circle as well as why a circle is the best shape to make a table. This would be great to use when introducing shapes of things as well as the different ways to measure the area of a circle. I would use this book in 3rd-5th grades. ...more
Great book for grades kindergarten to about third grade. An inch worm does not want to be eaten my a bird so he distracts the bird from eating him byGreat book for grades kindergarten to about third grade. An inch worm does not want to be eaten my a bird so he distracts the bird from eating him by telling the bird that he can measure everything. He measures the bird, tree branches, and eventually the entire field. While he is measuring the entire field, he sneaks away from the bird and is not eaten. This book can show the students how to measure things off into inches....more
This book is appropriate for grades kindergarten through third grade. The book is about a triangle getting board just being a triangle. One of the besThis book is appropriate for grades kindergarten through third grade. The book is about a triangle getting board just being a triangle. One of the best things about this book is that it shows the students all the different places in the real world shapes can be seen. Once the triangle voices his disappointment of being just a triangle, he requests to be changed into a quadrilateral. He grows tired of being a quadrilateral however and requests to be changed again. This happens several time and he is transformed into a pentagon, hexagon, scalene triangle, and eventually back into his original shape....more
This book is appropriate for kids in the grades of kindergarten to 1st grade. When learning prepositional or positional words, this book will help theThis book is appropriate for kids in the grades of kindergarten to 1st grade. When learning prepositional or positional words, this book will help the students learn the difference between them. The pictures in the book are very understandable for the students as well as the wording that is paired with it. After completing this book, the students can then apply their new understanding and do an activity in which they have to go over, under, or through certain objects in the classroom to find a "missing" item....more
Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar last Sunday. There was so much he wanted to do with that dollar. He could get gum or even save up for walkiAlexander's grandparents gave him a dollar last Sunday. There was so much he wanted to do with that dollar. He could get gum or even save up for walkie talkies; however, Alexander runs out of money really fast and is broke before he knows it.
Great for pre-k to 2nd grade, this book teaches the students all the different possibilities a dollar can give you and how fast it can go if you don't spend it wisely. Perfect to use for teaching money matters. ...more
Jessie wants to get her face painted but after she spends some money on an ice cream, she only has 39 cents left. It takes 50 cents to get your face pJessie wants to get her face painted but after she spends some money on an ice cream, she only has 39 cents left. It takes 50 cents to get your face painted to she has to wait for more money to come to the penny jar at the center.
This book is an adventure of counting money and problem solving. Perfect for grades K-2nd grades, this book will teach kids how to count money and how to start to save for the things you really want....more
This is a great book to use with grades 3-5th when talking about multiplication.It allows the kids to see the effect of multiplying whole numbers oppoThis is a great book to use with grades 3-5th when talking about multiplication.It allows the kids to see the effect of multiplying whole numbers opposed to fractions.
Rumpelstiltskin comes back to claim the queen's sun on his tenth birthday. He puts a multiplying curse on the kingdom and even multiplies the king's nose by 6, giving him 6 noses. The queen's son finally breaks the curse by getting a hold of the magic stick and multiplying everything with small numbers (fractions) so the kingdom goes back to normal. ...more
This book is great to use as a teaching aid when talking about fractions. It teaches the kids how to divide the apple according to how many people canThis book is great to use as a teaching aid when talking about fractions. It teaches the kids how to divide the apple according to how many people can share the apple. Very good picture so the kids can easily understand how to divide it evenly. ...more
Steven likes all of his things in even numbers. He lives in a two story house with 4 bikes, 6 cats, 8 gerbils, ten gold fish, and a flower garden withSteven likes all of his things in even numbers. He lives in a two story house with 4 bikes, 6 cats, 8 gerbils, ten gold fish, and a flower garden with 12 sprinklers. Soon, his cousin Todd comes to town with his odd ways. He throws in his odd ways into Steven's even life and things get a bit sticky.
This book is great for 1st or second grade students to help them discover what even and odd numbers are. At the end of this book, there are great discussion questions to help students apply what they read to their own lives and situations. It also includes a few even and odd games to play....more
This book introduces different shapes and their names to pre-kindergarten to 1st grade. The pictures are great and they draw in the students to learnThis book introduces different shapes and their names to pre-kindergarten to 1st grade. The pictures are great and they draw in the students to learn the names of the different kinds of shapes used in the book. ...more
This is a great book to use with 3rd- 5th grade math students.
On the hundredth day of school students bring in different items. This book works on grThis is a great book to use with 3rd- 5th grade math students.
On the hundredth day of school students bring in different items. This book works on grouping the 100 objects into different number groups as well as counting to 100....more
This book can be used for a math lesson of estimation in 1st- 3rd grade.
The students could flip through the book quickly and guess how many flip flopsThis book can be used for a math lesson of estimation in 1st- 3rd grade.
The students could flip through the book quickly and guess how many flip flops are in the entire book, or for younger grades just one page. When reading through the book have a flip flop counter to tally up the amount of flip flops the class sees when reading through the book....more
Rabbit plants all kinds of carrots. He plowed the field, planted the seeds, watered them, weeded the area, and waited for a long time.
This book is anRabbit plants all kinds of carrots. He plowed the field, planted the seeds, watered them, weeded the area, and waited for a long time.
This book is an easy book to get students the life cycle of carrots. It could be used in science to explain how carrots are grown and how this cycle is the way plants grow.
It can also be used as a math lesson because rabbit's friends made him carrot soup from all the carrots he grew. They used measuring cups to figure out exactly how much they needed from his carrot patch.
This book would be appropriate for Pre-k to First grade readers. ...more
Somewhere in the World Right Now is about how there are different time zones in the world. Even though it is night on one side of the world, it can beSomewhere in the World Right Now is about how there are different time zones in the world. Even though it is night on one side of the world, it can be day on the opposite side.
I can use this book in a science lesson to teach about night and day as well as time zones. Also I can use it to show different parts of the world with social studies. My students will have to use math to figure out what time it is in one part of the world compared to the other part of the world based on the number of time zones between them....more
Mom made a batch of a dozen cookies and told the children to split them up so every one has the same amount as the other. However, the door keeps ringMom made a batch of a dozen cookies and told the children to split them up so every one has the same amount as the other. However, the door keeps ringing and more people keep coming in so the group has to keep dividing the cookies up evenly. At the end grandma comes in with another couple dozen cookies to share too among a large group of people.
In a classroom setting, I would use this book to introduce division. As an activity, I would give my students cookies and have them divide them up among all the students at their table and tell them that they just did division....more
This rhyming story is about fireflies helping to light up the sky so the frog can read a night time story.
I can use this book in my classroom when teaThis rhyming story is about fireflies helping to light up the sky so the frog can read a night time story.
I can use this book in my classroom when teaching about multiplication. Each time you add a row to the square, you can multiply the number of rows by the number of columns. Also, when there is a perfect square, I can teach the students about squaring numbers.
In a science sense, I can use this book to teach about the different habitats and what animals live there. Also, I could teach about the food chain and how frogs eat fireflies.
In an English sense, I could use this book to further the teachings of rhyming words and how to create rhyming words. ...more
Bartholomew discovers that every time he tries to take off his hat, another one appears on his head.
I could use this book as a math lesson. In the boBartholomew discovers that every time he tries to take off his hat, another one appears on his head.
I could use this book as a math lesson. In the book, one of the royal court note takers is trying to keep up with the number of hats he has taken off. He says that he has taken off 45 and there go three more. I would make a worksheet so the students could keep up with how many hats Bartholomew has taken off as well....more