ERIC Number: ED296873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Beyond Numbers: The Mathematics Literature Connection.
Madison, John P.; Seidenstein, Roslynn
This document is a collection of activities designed to use children's literature to introduce, reinforce or broaden mathematics skills and concepts. The mathematical topics that are addressed include: time; problem solving; logic; measurement; comparison; sets; one-to-one correspondence; fraction concepts; division; counting; averages; infinity; computation; equality; length; ratio; proportion; three-dimensional figures; estimation; symmetry; reflections; palindromes; shapes; money; place value; classification; graphing; subtraction; multiplication; basic facts; factoring; primes and composites; and odd and even numbers. For each of the 17 books for which activities were developed the discussion includes appropriate grade levels, mathematical topics, other topics, needed materials, overview or activity description and suggested follow-up activities. The annotated bibliography has 49 entries and includes suggested appropriate grade level for each entry. (PK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mathematics Education Trust, Reston, VA.