Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
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.
Extra! Extra! The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Newspapers
Orchard Books, 1994.
Chapters such as Gathering News, Delivering News, Publishing Your Own Newspaper, Selling Ads, Editing, Page Makeup, and Printing give practical advice for the novice newsperson.
David A. Adler
Holiday House, 1996.
This basic introduction to the concept of fractions makes for a good review.
Marshall Cavendish, 1994.
Discusses the history and use of numbers. Includes measurements, prime numbers, and fractions.
Books for Families
Viking Penguin, 1994.
A fun way to investigate fractions; includes folding one piece of paper into sections to form an object.
The Kids Multicultural Cookbook: Food and Fun Around the World
Williamson Publishing Co., 1995.
Add a cup of fun to these international recipes.
Oxford Children's Book of Science
Charles Taylor and Stephen Pople
Oxford University Press, 1996.
A colorful compendium of scientific theories and methods of investigation. Recommended as a basis for family discussions about global topics in mathematics and science.
Reference Books for Teachers
Fractions, Decimals, Ratios and Percents: Hard to Teach and Hard to Learn?
edited by Carne Barnett, et al.
A discussion of the study and teaching of ratio and proportion; includes a discussion guide and bibliographical references.
Math & Literature. Grades 4-6
Addison Wesley Longman, 1995.
Stories illustrate some mathematics concepts, including fractions and how they are used.
Math World Literature
David L. Stienecker
Dodd, Mead, 1979
Ed Emberly's Picture Pie: A Circle Drawing Book
Little, Brown, 1984
Fractions Are Parts of Things
J. Richard Davis
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