Math Book Set for Gr. 3-5 - Set of 8 Books

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Grades 3-5.

Learn basic math skills while enjoying a good story! Skills covered include simple multiplication and division, simple fractions, coordinate grids, reading and understanding charts and graphs, higher-level place value, and measurement and temperature comparisons. 32 pages each. Includes the eight books listed below:

Astro: The Steller Sea Lion - Only a few days old when found orphaned, Astro is cared for and raised at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. When big enough to be released to the wild, Astro keeps swimming back to the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. After several attempts, people realize that Astro is too accustomed to humans and will keep coming back. Based on real events, readers follow Astro through some of his travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

The Great Divide - Did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? And a bunch of billy goats is a tribe? This rhythmic, fun-to-read-aloud book introduces students to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs, and more unique names and groups in the animal kingdom.

Meet the Planets - Soar into the solar system to witness the first Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by dwarf planet Pluto. When the sun can't pick a favorite and the meteors leave for a shower, the readers become the judges. Pluto announces each planet with short, tongue-in-cheek facts that will entertain and educate readers. The art contains references to famous scientists, people in history, space technology, constellations, art, and classic literature.

Multiply on the Fly - This rhythmic book provides fun facts while getting students to multiply a variety of insects, including daring dragonflies, hungry honeybees, and stealthy walking sticks. A section in the back of the book contains facts about the insect life cycle, matching insect activities, and multiplication guides to make anyone a multiplication master.

My Half Day - A young boy awakens to find a half-head of hair. After chugging down a glass of milk that's two-thirds gooey paste, he and his friend are off to camp for a day of fraction fun and an out-of-this-world soccer game. The artwork contains countless hidden oddities that will delight young readers.

Pandas' Earthquake Escape - LiLing and her one-year-old cub, Tengfei, flee the wreckage of their reserve after an earthquake. Confused and afraid, they get lost and have to find a way to survive outside their reserve. Will they be able to find food and shelter? How can they safely endure the earthquake aftershocks? This fictional story is based on a real-life event.

River Beds: Sleeping in the World's Rivers - Readers will take an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around 10 major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Row down the Mississippi and watch two river otters slip into a hollow tree or look to the bank of the Brisbane River as a platypus pops into a hole and disappears into a narrow tunnel.

Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race - A retelling of the classic story with a math twist. Henry Hare was always bragging about how fast he was. One day, he challenges Tessie Tortoise to a mile-long race up the hill. Henry leaps ahead for the first eighth of a mile. As Tessie approaches, he bounds ahead again. Fractions and distance measurements mark their progress as Tessie and Henry race to the finish line.

Item Weight: 4.50
Brand: Arbordale Publishing
Prop 65:
Age: 8 yrs. - 10 yrs.
Grade: 3 - 5
School Type: Elementary School


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