Games Around the World
Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the
Math World feature for this chapter.
Monica's Gang - Mauricio de Sousa
The Brazilian cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa has a Web site just for kids. If you know Portugese, the official language of Brazil, you can see even more.
Try the Fun and Games section and play the Game of 7 Errors to help with identifying differences and similarities.
Brazilian Embassy in London
The Brazilian Embassy has provided this Web site to help people learn more about Brazil. The Brazil in Brief section is a good starting point.
Turma da Mônica - Jogo Cinco Marias
Even if you don't know Portugese, you can see that this cartoon shows kids playing the Brazilian jacks game Cinco Marias. Cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa shows how to make small beanbags to play with instead of stones, if you want to play the game yourself.
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