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The Tangram Zoo and Word Puzzles Too! is a resource for multi-cultural and interdisciplinary studies in the classroom or at home. Integrates Math (measurement and geometry) and Language Arts (research and writing) for elementary and middle school students, while presenting a few historical facts about tangrams. Tangrams and word puzzles (rhyming riddles/poetry) encourage students to have fun while they're learning, and then to demonstrate what they've learned. Includes ideas for home/school projects. Tangram outlines, with rhyming riddles as clues, are even labeled for coloring for preschoolers. Hands-on fun for the whole classroom/family!
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Bette A. Stevens received her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Maine at Orono before embarking on graduate courses in Curriculum Studies at Chapman University in California. Bette taught 4th grade at Eastside Elementary School in Lancaster, California; was an ESL teacher in grades 6 through 8 at El Camino Middle School in Lompoc, California; and taught 4th and 5th grade Language Arts and Social Studies at Sonney Penn Elementary School in Woodbridge, Virginia. She and her husband are now retired and living in Maine. They have two daughters and five grandchildren. Bette has written articles for Echoes, The Northern Maine Journal of Rural Culture, based in Caribou, Maine. Her love of children, of literature and of learning inspired her to write The Tangram Zoo and Word Puzzles Too! Bette has used this book as a teaching/learning resource in the classroom with students of all ages.