Place Value, Money, and Time
Books for Students
by Kathy Caple
Houghton Mifflin Co., 1986.
As Katie keeps track of how much
money she earns, students gain additional practice in working with money.
My First Book of Time
by Claire Llewellyn
Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1992.
Students read about a broad overview of time as it relates to daily events. Thought-provoking questions and experiments to perform are presented.
Jelly Beans for Sale
by Bruce McMillan
Photographs and text show how different combinations of coins can be used to purchase varying amounts of a product.
Buy Now, Pay Later: Smart Shopping Counts
by Thompson Yardley
Millbrook Press, 1992.
Readers explore consumerism and smart shopping topics including what to buy, what to look for on a label, and packaging.
If You Made a Million
by David M. Schwartz
Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, 1989.
Various forms of money, including coins, paper money, and personal checks, are described.
Ready, Set, Go: What Time Is It?
by Penny Lloyd
Gallery Books, 1991.
Illustrations depict typical activities for the different times of day. Concepts covered also include clocks, early and late, age, days, weeks, and months.
Fun with Numbers
by Ron van der Meer and Atie van der Meer
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1990.
Basic mathematics skills are reviewed and practiced through a series of activities.
Books for Families
Zip Around Money
by Larry Ecklund, Arthur Wiebe, and Harold Silvani
Creative Teaching Associates, 1977.
Families will enjoy this question-and-answer game featuring money concepts.
Even Steven and Odd Todd
by Kathryn Cristaldi
Parents and children can read about these delightful characters while reinforcing basic number concepts.
Math at a Glance: A Month-by-Month Celebration of the Numbers Around Us
by Susan Ohanian
Families can use this whimsical look at numbers in our everyday surroundings to emphasize the importance of mathematics learning.
Reference Books for Teachers
Math and Literature
by Marilyn Burns
Marilyn Burns Educational Associates, 1992.
A collection of classroom-tested ideas for linking mathematics and literature in the primary grades are discussed.
Games and Puzzles for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Readings from the Arithmetic Teacher
edited by Seaton E. Smith, Jr., and Carl A. Beckman
This book contains more than 100 articles focusing on the use of mathematics games and puzzles to stimulate students' interest and imagination.
Math World Literature
by Ettegale Blauer and Jason Laure
Children's Press, 1994
What Do We Know About Prehistoric People?
by Mike Corbishley
Peter Bedrick Books, 1994
Why Rat Comes First: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac
by Clara Yen
Children's Book Press, 1991
Dragon Parade: A Chinese New Year Story
Steven A. Chin
Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993
North American Indian Sign Language
by Karen Liptak
Franklin Watts, 1990
Olbalbal: A Day in Maasailand
by Barbara A. Margolies
Four Winds Press, 1994
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