Using Children's Literature to Teach Problem Solving in Math Addressing the Common Core in K-2
Learn how to use children's literature to engage students in mathematical problem solving. Teaching with children's literature helps build a positive math environment, encourages students to think abstractly, shows students the real-world purposes More...
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Learn how to use children's literature to engage students in mathematical problem solving. Teaching with children's literature helps build a positive math environment, encourages students to think abstractly, shows students the real-world purposes of math, builds content-area literacy, and appeals to students with different learning styles and preferences. This practical book provides specific children's book ideas and standards-based lessons that you can use to bring math alive in your own classroom.Special Features:Step-by-step ideas for using children's literature to teach lessons based on the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Content in kindergarten, first, and second gradeScripting, modeling, and discussion prompts for each lessonInformation on alignment to the Standards for Mathematical Practice and how to put them into student-friendly languageReference to a wide variety of specific children's literature that can provide a context for young children learning to engage in the standardsDifferentiated activities for students who are early, developing, and advanced problem solvers
|Introduction-Using the Standards for Mathematical Practice in Grades K-2|
|Make Sense and Persevere|
|Create a Model|
|Use Mathematical Tools|
|Attend to Precision|
|Look for Structure|
|Apply Repeated Reasoning|