Students will enjoy the grotesque ways of monsters as they build number sense by counting. The teacher can read the story and hide parts of the book tStudents will enjoy the grotesque ways of monsters as they build number sense by counting. The teacher can read the story and hide parts of the book to ask students what one more than the last party guests will be, and what one less party guest would be. Students in first grade could figure out how many more guests they would need to reach ten, twenty, thirty, forty, and fifty. This book would be appropriate for kindergarten and first grade....more

Students will be able to see one to one correspondence with numbers up to ten in this book. Teachers could provide each table group with apples for thStudents will be able to see one to one correspondence with numbers up to ten in this book. Teachers could provide each table group with apples for the students to show the corresponding amount as the book is read aloud. This book would be most appropriate for students in kindergarten. ...more