A Fair Bear Share: Regrouping (MathStart 2 Series)

A Fair Bear Share: Regrouping (MathStart 2 Series)

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A Fair Bear Share: Regrouping (MathStart 2 Series) by Stuart J. Murphy, John Speirs

Blue Ribbon Blueberry Pie. If the bear cubs gather enough nuts, seeds and blueberries, Mama Bear has agreed to make her special, lip-smacking-good pie.

Each time they fill their baskets, the cubs count berries, seeds and nuts by putting them in groups of tens and ones to see if they have enough for pie.

Everyday activities such as sharing a meal, sorting socks and getting ready for school can be part of learning math. In the MathStart Series,  everyday life is the basis for each entertaining story. Simple math concepts are embedded in each story so that young children can intuitively understand them. Adults can use the creative suggestions for activities in the back of each book to extend learning opportunities with children.

Developmentally appropriate and correlated to school grade levels and the curriculum standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, MathStart  can give children a head start!Blue Ribbon Blueberry Pie is the best—but do these bear cubs have enough ingredients to bake one? Regrouping their berries, nuts, and seeds by tens and ones reveals that one cub has not done her fair bear share. John Speirs's irresistible bear cubs make this lesson in regrouping one children will enjoy.

Blue Ribbon Blueberry Pie is the best—but do these bear cubs have enough ingredients to bake one? Regrouping their berries, nuts, and seeds by tens and ones reveals that one cub has not done her fair bear share. John Speirs's irresistible bear cubs make this lesson in regrouping one children will enjoy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064467148
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/1997
Series: MathStart 2 Series
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 129,176
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.08(d)
Lexile: 370L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

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Fair Bear Share 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Entertaining but not what I expected. Thought it was a workbook.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought several MathStart books when my daughter was young and am now reading those to my younger son. I added this book to our collection and enjoyed the story as well as the math lessons (grouping by 10s to count up a large number of items).