Teaching Essential Mathematics, Grades K-8: Increasing Engagement and Building Understanding of Key Concepts / Edition 1

Teaching Essential Mathematics, Grades K-8: Increasing Engagement and Building Understanding of Key Concepts / Edition 1

by Timothy J. McNamara
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412941881

ISBN-13: 2901412941883

Pub. Date: 12/14/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Provides an overview of essential mathematics concepts, plus classroom-ready activities aligned with NCTM content standards, calculator exercises, a glossary of mathematical terms, and reproducible blackline masters.

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Provides an overview of essential mathematics concepts, plus classroom-ready activities aligned with NCTM content standards, calculator exercises, a glossary of mathematical terms, and reproducible blackline masters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901412941883
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/14/2007
Edition description:
Grades K-8
Pages:
152

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Number and Operations
Overview
A Case for "Why? "
Calculator Application: Multiplying Fractions
Double Take
GCF and LCM
Make It With an Abacus
2. Algebra
Overview
Catch the Beat
Growing Patterns
Mathemagic
Divide and Conquer
Raising the Stakes
3. Geometry
Overview
Make Figures "Happen "
Hands-On Shapes
Guess My Pattern
Crazy Quilts
Fold It Right There!
4. Measurement
Overview
How So?
Calculator Application: Finding the Measures of the Two Acute Angles of a Right Triangle
I Scream . . . You Scream . . .
How They Stack Up
Calculator Application: Surface Area of a Rectangular Solid
5. Data Analysis and Probability
Even the Odds
Overview
Calculator Application: Determining the Sum of Two Randomly Selected Numbers as Odd or Even
Read More About It!
Living Graphs
Fire and Ice
Games of Chance
Appendix: Worksheet Blackline Masters
Glossary
References
Index

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