Multiplying by 1-Digit Numbers
Books for Students
A Wave in Her Pocket
Clarion Books, 1991
Six stories that help students work with multiplication facts–especially 7's, 8's and 9's, and with birth dates.
The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day
Holiday House, 1994.
Describes what foods belong to which food group, amounts of each that you should include in a daily diet, and how to calculate the nutritional value of foods such as pizza, which includes several food groups. Ethnic foods are included.
The Magic Money Machine
Modern Curriculum Press, 1990.
A boy saves stacks of pennies by tens, then uses his friend's magic money machine to exchange them for dimes and dollars.
Math and Stories
Marian R. Bartch
GoodYear Books, 1996.
This handbook of logic and word problems is ideal for students to explore independently.
School House Rock
Tom Yohe and George Newall
This official guide to the television program can be used alone to answer multiplication problems.
The Toothpaste Millionaire
Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
A young man who wants to save money and make a less expensive product starts a small business. Good for consumer or work-related topics.
What's Cooking, Jenny Archer?
Little, Brown, 1991.
Through simple multiplication, Jenny discovers she can earn money by making school lunches for a friend.
Books for Families
A Computer Dictionary for Kids . . . And Their Parents
Barron's Educational Series, 1995.
Lists more than 600 computer terms alphabetically, using full-color illustrations, and includes games that a family can play together.
One Hundred Hungry Ants
Elinor J. Pinczes
Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Shows ants on a picnic, providing alternate arrays for one hundred. Nice bedtime reading.
2 x 2 = Boo! A Set of Spooky Multiplication Stories
Holiday House, 1995.
A fun approach to simple multiplication, with several stories to read aloud.
Reference Books for Teachers
Implementing the K-8 Curriculum and Evaluation Standards: Readings from the Arithmetic Teacher
edited by Thomas E. Rowan and Lorna J. Morrow
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1992.
An excellent resource for ideas and activities that are aligned with the NCTM fundamental and process standards.
The Mathematics Experience
Mary Ann Haubner
Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
Includes practice workbook, daily review booklet, cooperative learning resource activities, and Mathworks sampler.
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach
Albert B. Bennett
William C. Brown, 1992.
A collection of ideas for activities that address many mathematical topics and concepts.
Math World Literature
Count Your Way Through Russia
Carolrhoda Books, 1990
The Egyptian Cinderella
Houghton Mifflin, 1975
Cooking the Russian Way
Gregory & Rita Plotkin
Lerner Publications, 1986
Ramses II and Egypt
Henry Holt, 1995
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