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Author:Jerry Ameis; Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg
Description: 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)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math, Literature/Poetry

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