Dividing by 1-Digit Numbers
Books for Students
Mush! Across Alaska in the World's Longest Sled Dog Race
Millbrook Press, 1992.
After reading about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, students can use straight lines and points to create their own race maps.
The Go-Around Dollar
Simon and Schuster Children's Books, 1992.
This read-aloud picture book walks readers through a day in the life of a dollar bill. Text cites dollar facts about trading, making change, and detecting counterfeit bills.
One Hundred Hungry Ants
Elinor J. Pinczes
Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Students learn about division and number relationships as they read about an army of ants who march single file to a picnic, and then divide and conquer.
A Remainder of One
Elinor J. Pinczes
Houghton Mifflin, 1995.
When the queen of the bugs demands that her army march in even lines, Private Joe divides marchers into more lines so he will not be left out of the parade.
Stories to Solve: Folktales from Around the World
Greenwillow Books, 1985.
This collection of folktales from around the world provides students with mysteries, puzzles, riddles, and problems to solve.
The Greatest Guessing Game: A Book About Dividing
The division process is explained by using the analogy that division is like a guessing game.
Books for Families
The Book of Classic Board Games
Klutz Press, 1996.
Parents and children use mathematics skills while playing fifteen of the most popular board games from around the world dating back to 1400 B.C.
Helping Your Child Learn Math: With Activities for Children Aged 5 Through 13
Patsy F. Kanter
DIANE Publishing, 1993.
This helpful guide presents a series of mathematics-based activities for parents and children to do together as a part of daily life. Good public sector resource.
Discovery Math: Division
David L. Stienecker
Benchmark Books, 1996.
Together, families can do projects and experiments that explore division concepts.
Reference Books for Teachers
Math by All Means: Division, Grades 3-4
Susan Ohanian and Marilyn Burns
Marilyn Burns Education Associates, 1995.
This five-week unit of instruction helps students construct their own understanding of division by examining patterns,
analyzing statistical data, and investigating division from a geometric perspective.
Implicit and Explicit Knowledge: An Educational Approach
Ablex Publishing, 1994.
Speculations on the foundation of knowledge and intelligence, including multiplication and division, are shared in this book.
The Pattern Factory: Elementary Problem Solving Through Patterning
Ann Roper and Linda Harvey
Idea School Supply, 1993.
This collection of exercises and problems based on patterns is designed to develop students' problem solving skills.
Math World Literature
Energy Today: Wind Power
Gloucester Press, 1986
Eyewitness Books: Sports
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1988
Science Project: Sky and Weather
Franklin Watts, 1992
The Super Science Book of Time
Thomson Learning, 1993
Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Guide to Games Children Play Around the World: Ball Games
Marshall Cavendish Corp. 1989
This Book Is About Time
Little Brown and Co., 1978
Mathematics Center |
Math Central |
Education Place |
Copyright © 1999 Houghton Mifflin Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms and Conditions of Use.