Math Book Set for Gr. K-2 - Set of 10 Books
Product Number: EL15076
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Grades K-2. Learn basic math skills while enjoying a good story! Introductory math skills covered include counting, simple addition and subtraction, telling time of day, weeks, and months, and number patterns including even and odd. 32 pages each. Includes the 10 books listed below:
Cash Kat - Gram Hatter and Kat set off on an adventure: to help clean up the city park. Volunteering turns into a treasure hunt as Kat finds pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and even a dollar. With each discovery, Kat gets a new hat, and Gram Hatter teaches Kat how to count her coins as they pick up litter at the park. Kat then has to decide if she wants to buy ice cream with the money she found or if she wants to donate it to support the park.
Count Down to Fall - The summer days get a little colder, the leaves turn from green to orange and red. While you unpack sweaters and scarves, the animals frolic outside in the crisp autumn air beneath a wide blue sky, reminding us that the changes of the earth affect us all - animals and humans alike.
The Deductive Detective - Someone stole a cake from the cake contest, and Detective Duck must use his deductive reasoning skills to figure out which of the 12 animal bakers is guilty. Follow along as he subtracts each suspect one at a time until the culprit is revealed. This clever story will have readers of all ages giggling at the puns and the play on words.
Fibonacci Zoo - When Eli and his father visit an unusual zoo, they count the creatures in each exhibit. Eli sees one alligator, then one bison, and next two camels. Soon a number pattern emerges, and Eli thinks he can predict how many animals will be in the next exhibit. Explore the zoo with Eli as he runs ahead to test his hypothesis.
One Odd Day - A young child awakens to find everything around him is
odd. He has three sleeves on his shirt, and his dog has five legs. The calendar has only odd days on it. The boy wonders if his odd day will end when he goes to bed that night. A section at the back includes math trivia, crafts, and games.
My Even Day - A sequel to One Odd Day, the boy of that story awakens to find that it is another strange day now that everything is even, and his mother has two heads! A school field trip to the zoo is dealt with in an odd, but even-handed manner.
Sort It Out! - Packy the Packrat's mother makes him sort through his ever-growing collection of trinkets and put them away. Told in rhyme, the text leads the reader to participate in the sorting process by categorizing Packy's piles of things according to like characteristics and attributes. The story promotes and reinforces analogous thinking - a critical thinking skill in math, science, and life. A supplemental activity section at the back of the book lets readers explore even more attributes and characteristics of objects, including color, size, texture, shape, and material.
Ten for Me - Written in rhyme, this entertaining story follows two friends as they see who can catch the most butterflies on a butterfly hunt. The addition adventure has the hunters saying,
How many in all? Let's add them again!
What's New at the Zoo? - Come along on an adding animal adventure at the zoo. Add baby animals to the adults to see how many there are all together. Learn what some of the zoo animals eat or what the baby animals are called. Follow the little lost red balloon as it soars through the zoo. At the end of the day, count up all the animals at the zoo.
What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story - In a sequel to What's New at the Zoo?, a new subtraction problem is presented in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads.