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Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Decimals

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.

Great American Journeys
Social Studies
edited by Donald J. Crump. The National Geographic Society, 1989.
A compilation of classic and historic journeys across the country, illustrated with color photographs and maps.

Mastering Mathematics: How to be a Great Math Student
Richard Manning Smith. Wadsworth, 1994.
Provides techniques and strategies that can help students become successful in computation, problem solving, and reasoning.

More Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School
Louis Sachar. Scholastic, 1994.
More than fifty brain-teasing word puzzles with clues, hints, and answers.

Number Games
Ray Gibson. EDC Publishing, 1993.
Easy and colorful number games that help students warm up to mathematics.

100 Greatest Moments in Olympic History: Special Children's Edition
Social Studies
Bud Greenspan. General Publishing Group, 1995.
The accomplishments of one hundred twentieth-century Olympic athletes profiled through statistics.

Science in Action: The World of Numbers
compiled by Sue Lyon. Marshall Cavendish, 1993.
An exploration of the science of numbers through age-appropriate projects and experiments. Suggested for independent study.

Books for Families

Adding and Subtracting Puzzles
R. Gee and K. Bryant-Mole. EDC, 1993.
Colorful and fun family puzzles, including solutions.

Math Mini-Mysteries
Sandra Markle. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1993.
Puzzles that require multiple problem-solving strategies and mathematics to solve a mystery.

Olympicmath: Gold Medal Activities and Projects
Social Studies
Sharon Vogt. Good Year Books, 1995.
Computation and traditional word problems set in the context of the Olympic Games.

Reference Books for Teachers

Guiding Children's Learning of Mathematics, 7th ed.
Leonard M. Kennedy and Steve Tipps. Wadsworth Publishing, 1994.
A methods and resource book for students through grade 6. The approach is based on NCTM standards.

Making Numbers Make Sense: A Sourcebook for Developing Numeracy
Ronald E. Ritchart. Addison Wesley Longman, 1993.
A collection of reproducible worksheets and lesson plans that cite connections to other subjects, materials to be used, and the purpose for each lesson.

Mathematics Dictionary, 5th ed.
Robert James. Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1992.
A resource for defining and explaining mathematics concepts that may be unclear to teachers or students.

Math World Literature

David L. Stienecker
Benchmark, 1995.

Calculator Riddles
David A. Adlerr
Holiday Press, 1995.

Number Art
Leonard Everett Fisher
Four Winds Press, 1982.

Alison Wells
Benchmark, 1995.

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