Hooked on Riddles: A Guide to Teaching Math, Science, English, and Other Subjects Using Fun Word Plays and Silly Jokes

Hooked on Riddles: A Guide to Teaching Math, Science, English, and Other Subjects Using Fun Word Plays and Silly Jokes

by Mary Quijano
     
 

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Why did the dinosaur cry when it saw a fossil? It got sedimental. This and many other fun riddles are waiting to be discovered in Mary Quijano’s Hooked on Riddles, a book that explores techniques for teaching kids with various education-themed riddles. Teach your students math, English, science, and more with the help of these easy-to-remember word

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Why did the dinosaur cry when it saw a fossil? It got sedimental. This and many other fun riddles are waiting to be discovered in Mary Quijano’s Hooked on Riddles, a book that explores techniques for teaching kids with various education-themed riddles. Teach your students math, English, science, and more with the help of these easy-to-remember word puzzles. People of all ages learn more effectively if they are enjoying themselves, and with these riddles, your students will be continually challenged and entertained. Not many third-graders can claim to have giggled their way through their geology lesson and come away with lasting knowledge, but with this book, that is exactly what will happen. 

In each chapter, Quijano also provides tips on how to apply these puzzling questions to develop critical thinking skills in children. After all, are you more likely to remember the plain fact that stalactites grow on the ceiling, or this: “What did the grouchy stalagmite say to the stalactite? Quit dripping on me!”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616086404
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/14/2012
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,213,977
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Mary Quijano grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. After college, she went to Honduras as a Peace Corps volunteer and lived there for twelve years, teaching at a bilingual school after her service ended.
Two selections about her adventures in Honduras appear in Gather the Fruit One by One. She currently teaches third grade at Longs
Creek Elementary in San Antonio, Texas, where she continues to enjoy the riddle adventure with her students. When she’s not teaching, Mary loves to travel and explore new places. She lives with her husband in San Antonio, Texas.

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