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Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire

Author : Cindy Neuschwander
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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover “Fracton numbers” while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While twofourths may seem like the same as one-half, in truth it denotes two parts of one-half, or two quarters of the whole. But the real mystery is the fact that items at the fair keep disappearing, and Sir C, Lady Di, and the Earl of Fracton must set a numeric trap for the thief, teaching an important lesson along the way about the comparative size of fractions. Puns—both literal and visual—abound in this fun adventure story with beloved characters and a solid pedagogical foundation. From the Hardcover edition.

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire

Author : Cindy Neuschwander
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Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure that introduces readers to the concept of fractons. Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover "Fracton numbers" while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While two-fourths may seem like the same as one-half, in truth it denotes two parts of one-half, or two quarters of the whole. But the real mystery is the fact that items at the fair keep disappearing, and Sir C, Lady Di, and the Earl of Fracton must set a numeric trap for the thief, teaching an important lesson along the way about the comparative size of fractions. Puns--both literal and visual--abound in this fun adventure story with beloved characters and a solid pedagogical foundation. A fun little math adventure that introduces the basics of fractions to early elementary audiences. — School Library Journal

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Author : Cindy Neuschwander
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Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this geometry-packed math adventure. King Arthur was a good ruler, but now he needs a good ruler. What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with a solution. But when your conference table causes more problems than the threat of your enemy, you need expert help. Enter Sir Cumference, his wife Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius. With the help of the carpenter, Geo of Metry, this sharp-minded team designs the perfect table conducive to discussing the perfect plan for peace. The first in Sir Cumference series, Sir Cumference and the First Round Table makes math fun and accessible for everyone.

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

Author : Cindy Neuschwander
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For fans of the Sir Cumference series with Pi on their mind, here is the second installment in this fun look at math and language. This time the math adventure is centered around a potion that changes Sir Cumference into a fire-breathing dragon. Can Radius change him back? Join Radius on his quest through the castle to solve a riddle that will reveal the cure. It lies in discovering the magic number that is the same for all circles. Perfect for parent and teachers who are looking to make math fun and accessible for everyone.

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone

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A funny and pun-filled retelling of “The Sword and Stone” that introduces readers to mathematical angles. King Arthur has hidden his sword, Edgecalibur and issued a challenge to the knights. The first knight to find the sword will be the next king. Can Sir Cumference and Lady Di point Radius's best friend, Vertex in the right direction? Will Vertex's sharp thinking give him the edge? Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son, Radius, in this new adventure where they race to help Vertex find the sword and discover the secrets of cubes, pyramids, cylinders, and cones.

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland

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Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this angle-packed math adventure. In the third installment of the beloved Sir Cumference series, Radius must prove himself on his quest for knighthood by rescuing a king. Sent off with the family medallion for luck, Radius dodges dangers and dragons. The ultimate challenge lies in a mysterious castle with a maze of many angles.

Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas

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The Fourth Edition of Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Enhancing Knowledge in the Disciplines provides readers with the knowledge, motivation, tools, and confidence for integrating literacy in their disciplinary classrooms. Offering an original, literature-based approach to teaching disciplinary literacy, the new edition shares important ways in which teachers of courses in the disciplines can enhance student learning of subject matter and skills while also fostering their growth in the many facets of literacy. Throughout each chapter, Kane provides engaging and creative strategies and activities to make literacy come alive in discipline-specific courses and to encourage students to explore and learn in the classroom. Embedded in each chapter are examples, resources, and strategies to help readers actively engage with and implement literacy practices. These features include Teaching in Action examples by subject area; Activating Prior Knowledge activities to stimulate critical thinking to prepare readers to learn complex theoretical and conceptual material about teaching, learning, and literacy; and end-of-chapter Application Activities to apply field experiences to classroom use. New to the Fourth Edition Every chapter of this new edition is updated to reflect the current approaches, standards, and benchmarks for discipline-specific literacy. Enhanced Companion Website with BookTalks to introduce relevant books in many genres and subjects, encouraging readers to explore the books for themselves and providing a model for BookTalks in their own classrooms. Expanded practical instructional strategies for teaching literacy in math, science, and social studies. Updated to include newly published titles in children’s literature, young adult literature, and nonfiction.

Science Fair Projects

Author : Dana M. Barry
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Provides the skills and information needed to successfully prepare children for enjoyable and rewarding science fair experiences. It can be used at home and in the classroom as a valuable resource for students, teachers, and parents. The models, ideas, and practice exercises presented in this book will help each child build confidence in his or her ability to solve problems. Features a problem-solving model and a completed science fair project; science project ideas; activity sheets for practice in mastering problem-solving steps; activities to help children plan, develop, display, and present their projects; and five practice projects adaptable to an inquiry approach.

100 Amazing First Prize Science Fair Projects

Author : Glen Vecchione
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Suggests science projects involving electricity, light, sound, biology, chemistry, weather, and ecology.

Strategies for Implementing Guided Math

Author : Sammons, Laney
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In this resource, Laney Sammons, author of Guided Math, delves into the strategies necessary to effectively implement the Guided Math Framework. It provides specific strategies for implementing the seven elements of the Guided Math Framework. In addition, this 344-page professional resource includes a Teacher Resource CD, sample lessons, activities, and classroom snapshots of strategy implementation at three grade level spans: K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. Strategies for Implementing Guided Math is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 304pp.