ERIC Number: ED304313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
That Figures. A Mathematics Resource Package for Intermediate Grades. Revised.
Hintz, Marilyn; Ziegler, Jerry
This resource package deals with elementary level mathematics in daily living, substituting newspapers as a refreshing change from mathematics texts. A total of 40 exercises are intended to provide review and reinforcement for skills previously taught in formal lessons. Skill or concept areas included are: reading large numbers; basic operations; averages; graphing; graphing, ratio percent; fractions; scientific notation; percentages; percentages, ratio; perimeter; area; percentages, area; problem solving; and review. Each exercise has a related newspaper section, such as sports, national news, classified and display advertising, business and finance, weather reports, selected articles, homes, or entertainment. (YP)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Computation, Elementary School Mathematics, Intermediate Grades, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Newspapers, Problem Sets
Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Newspaper in Education Coordinator, 225 Fairway Road, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2G 4E5 ($5.00 plus shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Kitchener (Ontario).
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