Dividing by 1-Digit Numbers
Books for Students
Sweet and Sour: Tales from China
Carol Kendall and Yao-wen Li
Twenty-four Chinese folktales. "The Noodle" offers an opportunity for students to explore division and number patterns.
Hooray for Division Facts!
Good Apple, 1990.
Offers practice with applying simple division concepts.
Gloucester Press, 1993.
A collection of step-by-step instructions for making things with paper, including origami flowers.
Prime Time Math Skills
Good Apple, 1984.
Reinforces basic computational skills.
A Remainder of One
Houghton Mifflin, 1995.
An army of bugs is divided repeatedly in this rhyming tale.
Right in Your Own Backyard: Nature Math
edited by Elizabeth Ward, Jean Crawford, Pat Daniels, and Neil Kagan
This book of stories, poems, activities, and games is designed to help students find mathematics in the familiar natural setting of a backyard.
Starry Messenger: A Book Depicting the Life of a Famous Scientist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Philosopher, Physicist, Galileo Galilei
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996.
A beautifully illustrated biography of the inventor of the first thermometer-like instrument.
Books for Families
Fun with Paper
Random House, 1994.
Follow the simple directions to make paper flowers and other creative crafts. Helps families become aware of the mathematics found around us.
Math in Science and Nature: Finding Patterns in the World Around Us
Franklin Watts, 1994.
A visual approach to the mathematics found in our world.
Grandfather Tang's Story
Crown Books for Young Readers, 1990.
Grandfather Tang uses tangrams to tell a story about shape-changing foxes. Good read-aloud.
Reference Books for Teachers
The Amateur Naturalist: Explorations & Investigations
Charles E. Roth
Franklin Watts, 1993.
Students learn more about observing nature and recording data.
Math America: Coast-to-Coast Enrichment Activities for Intermediate Math
Betty Bobo and Lynn Embry
Good Apple, 1987.
A straightforward mathematics activity book for students in grades 4 to 6 who will benefit from additional practice or extension activities.
Science for All Americans
American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, 1989.
This Project 2061 report includes a chapter on the nature of mathematics that helps equip teachers with the necessary foundation for effective mathematics teaching and learning.
Math World Literature
Alfred A. Knopf, 1990
Alfred A. Knopf, 1990
Thirteen Days, Weeks, Months, and
Years from Around the World
Leonard Everett Fisher
Four Winds Press, 1987
The Great Pyramid
Mikaya Press, 1996
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