Who this book would be for: 1-5 Activity: For my lower grades I would refer back to this book when introducing addition, subtraction, number sentencesWho this book would be for: 1-5 Activity: For my lower grades I would refer back to this book when introducing addition, subtraction, number sentences and greater than and less than symbols. Reflection: This book helps make math concepts simple. The glossary in the back is a great text user feature that students could flip to in order to find information quickly. ...more

Who this book would be for: 3-5 Activity: Read the book Assessment - First ask the student things about math that make them nervous. Create a chart TellWho this book would be for: 3-5 Activity: Read the book Assessment - First ask the student things about math that make them nervous. Create a chart Tell the students that we will be working on making these things easier to understand. Work on crossing off their problems on the chart one by one. Reflection: This book is definitely for higher grades. The text is a bit complicated (words wrap around the page and might seem a bit overwhelming). The vocabulary is also for higher grades so younger students would probably not be able to grasps the concepts discussed in the book. I believe I would use this book for my students who fear math and feel they are not good at it. It might help boost their confidence and let them know they are not the only ones that fear math. ...more

Who this book would be for: K-1 Topic: Season / Math (addition and subtraction) Activity: Grouping and teaching strategies Reflection: This cute rhymingWho this book would be for: K-1 Topic: Season / Math (addition and subtraction) Activity: Grouping and teaching strategies Reflection: This cute rhyming book is neat because it blends both science and math together. As you step through the seasons students can add and subtract various seasonal items. Great illustrations and cute rhymes!...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