Fell's Help Your Child Excel in Math

Overview


Help Your Child Excel in Math provides solid, no-nonsense assistance to parents who want assurance that their child is more than functional in math. The authors use games and puzzles to illustrate that math can be fun and encourage practice for memorizing basic facts. Suggestions to assist parent-teacher conferences are provided.
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Overview


Help Your Child Excel in Math provides solid, no-nonsense assistance to parents who want assurance that their child is more than functional in math. The authors use games and puzzles to illustrate that math can be fun and encourage practice for memorizing basic facts. Suggestions to assist parent-teacher conferences are provided.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883910658
  • Publisher: Frederick Fell Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 203
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author


Margaret Berge is a published author. A published credit of Margaret Berge is Help Your Child Excel in Math: Easy, Practical Methods That Make Learning Fun!
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Table of Contents

Introduction xvii
Part 1
1. Preparing to Use Numbers 1
Words Naming Position and Direction 2
First, Next, Last 3
Sorting by Likenesses and Differences 4
Comparison and Order by Size and Weight 4
Shapes: Identifying and Drawing 6
Patterns 7
One-to-One Matching 9
Counting: One to Ten 10
More and Less 13
Readiness for Addition and Subtraction 15
Numerals: 0-10 16
One Half 18
Summary 19
2. Using Numbers to Ten 21
Counting and Writing Numerals to Ten 22
Ordinal Numbers: 1st to 10th 27
Money: Pennies, Nickels. Dimes 28
Measuring Length with Inches and Centimeters 29
Addition and Subtraction Facts with Sums to Ten 30
Summary 37
3. Using Numbers to 99 39
Counting and Writing Numerals to 99 40
Fractions: One Half, One Third, One Fourth 46
Addition and Subtraction Two-Digit Numbers without Regrouping 49
Time on the Hour 50
Addition and Subtraction, on Facts. Sums Eleven to Eighteen 52
Graphing 57
Probability 59
Summary 60
4. Using Numbers to 999 61
Counting and Writing Numerals to 999 61
Addition and Subtraction: 3 digits without Regrouping 64
Fractions: Halves, Thirds, Fourths 66
Multiplication and Division through the Five Facts 68
Telling Time 76
Liquid Measures 77
Addition and Subtraction: Two-digit Numbers with Regrouping 79
Summary 83
5. Using Numbers to 9.999 85
Addition and Subtraction: Three-digit Numbers with Regrouping 86
Fractions: Equal to One. Equivalent, Comparing 89
Multiplication and Division through the Nines Facts 92
Multiplication: Two- and Three-Digit Numbers by One-digit Numbers 94
Division: Two- and Three-digit Numbers by One-digit Numbers 96
Measurement of Height 99
Measurement of Length 100
Perimeter 101
Area 102
Thermometers 103
Summary 104
6. Extending the Use of Numbers 105
Place Value 106
Computation 109
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators 118
Multiplying Fractions 120
Solving Two-Step Problems 121
Finding Perimeters of Polygons 122
Finding Areas of Rectangles and Other Shapes 124
Finding Volume 124
Miles and Kilometers 125
Scale Drawings 126
Summary 127
Part 2
7. Money: Earning It, Spending It. and Saving It 129
Earning It 130
Spending It 133
Saving It 140
Summary 141
8. Math and the Newspaper 143
Advertisements 143
Sports Section 147
Homes Section 147
Summary 150
9. Math and Traveling 151
Making Short Hops Around the Neighborhood 151
Planning Longer Trips 154
Making Longer Trips by Car 157
Traveling by Plane, Train or Bus 162
Summary 163
10. Math Potpourri 165
Sports 165
Hobbies 168
Personal Math 168
Fun with Math 171
Calculators 174
Summary 176
11. Games 177
Conclusion 200
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