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Teaching Math with Favorite Picture Books: Hands-on Activities and Reproducibles to Teach Math Using More Than 25 Picture Books (Grades 1-3) Paperback – January 1, 1999


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Professional Books (January 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0590762508
  • ISBN-13: 978-0590762502
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,018,329 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Judi Hechtman currently teaches in a primary multi-age classroom at the University School at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, PA. She has been teaching for nearly 30 years and has taught grades K-8. Judi is a coauthor of the hands-on science series Explore and Discover as well as I'm Glad I'm Me: Self Esteem for Young Learners (Creative Teaching Press). She and her husband live in a log cabin house in Murrysville, PA with their three cats and German Shepherd.

Deborah Ellermeyer has been an educator since 1987. She has taught high school English as well as students in grades 1-8. Deborah currently teaches in a multi-age classroom at the Univeristy School with her writing colleagues, Judi Hechtman and Sandra Ford Grove. She resides in Indiana, PA with her daughter, son, and cat.

Sandy Ford Grove has been an elementary teacher since 1990 and has taught grades 1-4. She currently teaches in the same multi-age classroom as her coauthors Judi and Deborah. With Judi, Sandra coauthored the Explore and Discover Science series and I'm Glad I'm me: Self Esteem for Young Learners (Creative Teaching Press). She and her husband reside in Johnstown, PA, with their two pet cockatiels.


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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 6, 2000
Format: Paperback
This practical book was such a valuable resource. It shows how to easily incorporate popular young literature with elementary math skills. I absolutely loved it! The reproducibles were wonderful. I used many of the lessons for my Math Ed lesson plans, and plan to use several in the classroom.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By P. Kurz on August 19, 2006
Format: Paperback
This book was really beneficial to me. It not only allowed me to blend mathematics with English Language Arts curriculum, but students see that math comes from all around us, not just a math textbook. I've used it during summer school when I taught 2nd graders and it was wonderful. Everything's there for you, so all you need is a trip to the library (for the book!) and a photocopy machine.

I also have Teaching Science with Favorite Picture Books, but I have yet to use it (no opportunities yet). I cant wait to use it though!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Donnalyn Yates on May 4, 2007
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Visual learners often struggle with math. They need to see a representation of the math concept. This book is the answer to that problem. Using picture books to teach math is a wonderful combination of math and literacy. There are lots of reproducibles to make the process easy. You won't be disappointed!
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By Nancy Weber on September 19, 2014
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I used with a pre-k class I work in. It was a fun way to explore numbers with things they could touch along with reading the book
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By Lo on September 12, 2010
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