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Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Books for Students

Fiesta! Mexico's Greatest Celebrations
Elizabeth Silverthorne
Millbrook, 1992.
The variety of recipes in this book will help students work with fractions.

Fraction Fun
David Adler
Holiday House, 1996.
This is a basic introduction to the concept of fractions.

Fractions
David L. Stienecker
Benchmark Books, 1996.
Here is an assortment of illustrations and activities involving fractions.

Insects
Jenny Tesar
Blackbirch Press, 1993.
An examination of the physical characteristics of insects, including classification charts of insects and the animal kingdom.

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid
Janice VanCleave
John Wiley & Sons, 1991.
Activities and projects defining fractions, averages, measurements, and graphing. Each problem cites a purpose, the procedures to use, and the materials needed.

Make It Metric
Thomas Camilli
Evan-Moor, 1993.
Here is a straightforward explanation of the metric system.

Measuring Up: Experiments, Puzzles, Games Exploring Measurement
Sandra Markle
Simon and Schuster Children's Books, 1995.
A collection of twenty-five recipes, experiments and puzzles involving various kinds of measurement.

Books for Families

International Children: A Special Book of Customs, Costumes and Flags of 22 Different Nations
Karen Sevaley
Teacher's Friend Publications, 1991.
This is a book for families to read together and share ideas among one another on the subject of children in other cultures.

Perfect Patterns
Cyril Silber
Cyril Silber, 1992.
Presents the easiest way to make patterns for clothing.

Reference Books for Teachers

Fractions, Decimals, Ratios and Percents: Hard to Teach and Hard to Learn?
edited by Carne Barnett, et al.
Heinemann, 1994.
This study of the teaching of ratio and proportion includes a discussion guide and bibliography.

How to Use Cooperative Learning in the Mathematics Class
Alice F. Artzt and Claire M. Newman
NCTM, 1990.
Includes a discussion of the benefits of cooperative learning for all students. This selection offers sample activities and an extensive bibliography.

The Internet Handbook for School Users
Educational Research Service, 1994.
This 107-page guide addresses educationally sound and cost-effective ways for K-12 educators to use the Internet.

Math World Literature

Calandar Art
Loenard Fisher
Four Winds Press, 1987

Focus on Mexico: Modern Life in an Ancient Land
Louis Casagrande and Sylvia Johnson
Lerner Publications Company, 1986

Half and Half
Joanne Nelson
Modern Curriculum Press, 1990

The Science Book of Weather
Neil Ardley
Gulliver Books, 1992

The Seneca
Jill Duvall
New True Books, 1991

Visual Fact Finder: World History
Ken Hills
Kingfisher Books, 1993


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