Mathematical Tale Winds
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|Jerry Ameis; Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg|
|Elementary school children can be encouraged to solve mathematical problems by embedding routine and non-routine mathetical problems in short and long stories. Notes for teachers and parents are included. Contents: Concept stories (use to help develop concepts such as area in grades 2-3); Land of Pome (story problems for grades 2-4 situated in the fantasy land of Pome); Journey to the island of Dread (a fantasy adventure story that has 80 math problems for grades 3-4); and Circle of Flame (a growing fantasy adventure story that has math problems for grades 3-4 (and perhaps 5). A chapter is added every couple of months.|
|Levels:||Second Grade, Late Elem. (3-5)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles|
|Math Topics:||Arithmetic/Early Math, Literature/Poetry|
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