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Division of Decimals

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.

How to Get Rich
Frank Kubic
Nuggets of Wisdom Books, 1995.
Unusual ideas and tips for ways to earn and to save money.

Lasers
Mary Virginia Fox
Benchmark Books, 1996.
Clear descriptions of the discovery, principles, and types of lasers, as well as their current and future uses. Recommended as real-life application of very small decimal numbers.

Money
Joe Cribb
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1990.
A colorful survey of the history and manufacture of international money, describing the symbols used in the designs, and showing a chart of international monetary systems.

Time, Distance, and Speed
Marion Smoothey
Marshall Cavendish, 1993.
Measurement and calculation of time and distances, as well as how to determine speed by dividing distance by time.

Books for Families

Basketball Math: Slam-Dunk Activities and Projects for Grades 4-8
Jack and David A. Coffland
Good Year Books, 1995.
Activities highlighting the game of basketball use decimals, percents, and whole numbers.

How Math Works: 100 Ways Parents and Kids Can Share the Wonders of Mathematics
Carol Vorderman
Reader's Digest Books, 1996.
Easy-to-do experiments and practical activities explore probability, statistics, and ratio. Illustrated with color photographs.

Reference Books for Teachers

Calculators in Mathematics Education: 1992 Yearbook
edited by James T. Fey
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1992.
Essays on content and process in mathematics understanding.

Illustrated Dictionary of Money and Mathematics:
A Prentice Hall Illustrated Dictionary
Prentice Hall, 1993.
Definitions of terms related to money and mathematics.

Fractions, Decimals, Ratios & Percents: Hard to Teach and Hard to Learn?
edited by Carne Barnett, et al.
Heinemann, 1994.
Case discussions designed as a guide for facilitators or for independent reading.

Math World Literature

The Kid's Guide to Money: Earning It, Saving It, Spending It, Growing It, Sharing It
Steve Otfinoski
Scholastic, 1996

The Totally Awesome Money Book for Kids
Adriane Berg and Arthur Bochner
Newmarket, 1993

Making Cents
Elizabeth Wilkins
Little, 1989

Metric for Me! A Layperson's Guide to the Metric System for Everyday Use
Robert Shoemaker
Two-Twenty-Two Prods., 1993


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