Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Books for Students
The Information Please Kids' Almanac
Alice Siegal and Margo McLoone Basta
Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
This informative book may be used throughout the grade.
Charlesbridge Publishing, 1996.
An explanation of addition and fractions through the use of dominoes.
Komodo: A Visit with Japanese Children
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995.
A day in the life of a Japanese student, including social customs, school life, use of the abacus, martial arts, and tea ceremony classes.
The Science Chef Travels Around the World: Fun Food Experiments and Recipes for Kids
Joan D'Amico and Karen E. Drummond
John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
The food of fourteen different countries, with recipes for complete meals.
The Super Science Book of Time
Kay Davie and Wendy Oldfield
Thomson Learning, 1993.
How time has been measured, from early observations to present-day methods.
Gareth Stevens, 1995.
The elements of time and how to measure them. Includes shadow clocks, digital watches, calendars, and time zones.
Time, Distance and Speed
Marshall Cavendish, 1993.
The process of measuring and calculating time and distance is shown.
Books for Families
Here are directions on how to use a calculator to play games with numbers, including integers.
Fun Things to Do With Your Kids: The Family Book of Games, Hobbies, Trips and Activities
Galahad Books, 1992.
Here is a variety of trips and activities to plan together.
The Travel-the-World Cookbook: For Kids of All Ages
Good Year Books, 1996.
This spiral-bound international cookbook is perfect for planning tonight's dinner.
Reference Books for Teachers
Dominoes: Basic Rules and Variations
Reiner F. Muller
Sterling Publishing, 1995.
Explains in detail all the rules concerning the game of Dominoes. You can use a domino to represent a fraction. Recommended for exploring and determining equivalent fractions.
Intermediate Math Puzzlers
Good Apple, 1994.
This book features a different game on each page. Designed for practicing skills in estimating, using percent, and computing with integers.
Professional Development for Teachers of Mathematics
edited by Douglas B. Michele
Describes ways that teachers and administrators are using the NCTM standards to transform their pre-service and in-service teacher training programs.
Math World Literature
Country Topics: India
Anita Ganeri and Rachel Wright
Watts Books, 1994
An Eye for Fractals: A Graphic and Photographic Essay
Focus on Ancient Egyptians
Gloucester Press, 1993
Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales
World Wide Publications, 1993
See Through History: Ancient Egypt
New True Books, 1991
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