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Division of Whole Numbers

Books for Students

The Information Please Kids' Almanac
Alice Siegel and Margo McLoone Basta
Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
This informative book may be used throughout the grade.

Cells, Genes, and Chromosomes
Nâuria Bosch Roca
Chelsea House, 1996.
Shows the structure, growth, and function of cells in large, color illustrations.

Math Tricks, Puzzles, and Games
Ray Blum
Sterling Publishing, 1995.
Challenging games using a tally point system. Includes puzzle clues and solutions.

A Mathematical Jamboree
Brian Bolt
Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Here are more than 100 simple mathematics games, puzzles, and activities.

Music Crafts for Kids: The How-To Book of Music Discovery
Noel Fiarotta and Phyllis Fiarotta
Sterling Publishing, 1995.
Shows how students can make instruments by using simple materials. Includes descriptions of how sound works, musical notation and activities for groups of students.

The Super Science Book of Time
Kay Davies and Wendy Oldfield
Thomson Learning, 1993.
Discusses how clocks and calendars measure time.

Books for Families

Math Tricks, Puzzles and Games
Ray Blum
Sterling Publishing, 1995.
Family games for two or more players using cards, calculators, and mental math.

Timekeeping
Rodney Dale
Oxford University Press, 1993.
Historical reproductions and chronologies illustrate the story of calibrating time.

World's Most Perplexing Puzzles
Charles B. Townsend
Sterling Publishing, 1995.
Difficult one-page word puzzles using codes, various number systems, and geometry are sure to challenge family and friends.

Reference Books for Teachers

Ancient Puzzles: Classic Brainteasers and Other Timeless Mathematical Games of the Last 10 Centuries
Dominic Olivastro
Bantam, 1993.
An approach to mathematical history that uses number systems, codes, and graphs, and includes a valuable glossary.

Chapter 7 of Handbook of Research on Improving Student Achievement
edited by Gordon Cawelti
Educational Research Service, 1995.
Addresses findings on instruction and equity in mathematics classrooms.

Multicultural Math: Hands-on Math Activities from Around the World
Claudia Zaslavsky
Scholastic Professional, 1994.
Reproducible worksheets address concepts of space, size, shape, and number systems. Fun and games from ancient Chinese, Islamic, and African cultures.

Math World Literature

Division
David L. Stienecker
Benchmark, 1995

The Greatest Guessing Game: A Book About Dividing
Robert Froman
Crowell, 1978

The Doorbell Rang
Greenwillow, 1986
Pat Hutchins

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
DuBose Heyward
Houghton Mifflin, 1939


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