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ERIC Number: ED308081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
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Math Skills Activities for Use with Newspapers.
This document includes 50 activities for reinforcement, practice, and maintenance of basic mathematics skills. Activities are designed for middle school students. Skills include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals as well as graphing and measurement. Activities are based upon a daily newspaper and require students to use the display ads, home, movies and TV, sports, stock market, and weather sections. Each page lists a specific mathematics skill, an estimate of time needed for students to complete the activity, and an extension activity for able or interested students. Pages are reproducible. A reproducible activity record sheet is included. (DC)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Decimal Fractions, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions, Graphs, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Skills, Middle Schools, Newspapers, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Motivation, Whole Numbers
Clayton International, Inc., 4384 Wheeler, Houston, TX 77004-2615 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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