Do trade books have a place in today’s mathematics classroom? Yes! Incorporating literature at any level can increase student engagement, can make mathematics come alive and have meaning for the student, as well as, help to differentiate instruction and support ELL/ESL students.
See several samples of the mathematics that students can experience through well-known pieces of children’s literature. How mathematics is presented can help make it more accessible and understandable for students at all levels.
Contains 13 assorted activities to engage students AS YOU READ, for students to experience BEING A MATHEMATICIAN, and activities to provide students authentic OPPORTUNITIES FOR WRITING. Activities can be adapted for a large group, small group, centers, learning stations and for intervention. A MUST HAVE book for all teachers.