Tuesday Teacher Tips: We Love to Read—About Math!
Welcome to the Tuesday Teacher Tips series! Each week we’ll highlight teaching and learning resources, ideas to use in the classroom, as well as things to ponder as you go about your teaching day.
In honor of NEA’s Read Across America Day on March 2nd, we’d like to highlight past blogs about math literature that you can use in your classroom to teach and reinforce math concepts. Click on the link to take you to a past DreamBox blog entry to find out about the book and ways to incorporate it into your classroom.
Since March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday we’ll start out with The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.
Books about Math
- Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno
- Bat Jamboree by Kathi Appelt
- Quack and Count by Keith Baker
- One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi
- A Very Improbable Story: A Math Adventure by Edward Einhorn
- Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
- One Monkey Too Many by Jackie French Koller and Lynn Munsinger
- 1 + 1 = 5: And Other Unlikely Additions by David LaRochelle
- One Watermelon Seed by Celia Barker Lottridge
- How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? By Margaret McNamara
- How Big is a Foot? By Rolf Myller
- One Hundred Hungry Ants and A Remainder of One, both by Elinor J. Pinczes
- The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
- Math Curse by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
- Math Fables by Greg Tang
- Balancing Act, Mouse Shapes, Mouse Count, all by Ellen Stoll Walsh
To celebrate Read Across America Day, check out Random House Children’s Books website for classroom resources and printable activities.
How will your school celebrate Read Across America Day? Email us and let us know. We love to hear about great things that are happening in schools across the country.
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