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# Mathematical Reasoning For Elem Teachers

ISBN13:

## 9780321528629

**by**Unknown

032152862X

5th

Nonspecific Binding

1/1/2008

PEARSON

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### Summary

Provides hands-on manipulative-based activities keyed to the text that involve future elementary school teachers discovering concepts, solving problems, and exploring mathematical ideas. These actitives can be adapted for use with elementary students at a later time.

### Table of Contents

Thinking Critically | |

When You Don't Know What to Do | |

Pictoral Patterns | |

Number Patterns | |

What's the Rule? | |

Polygons and Diagonals | |

Ten People in a Canoe | |

Fascinating Fibonacci | |

Magic Number Tricks | |

An Ancient Game | |

Attribute Elimination | |

Missing Persons Report | |

Who Dunit? | |

What's the Number? | |

Eliminate the Impossible | |

Candies, Couples and a Quiz | |

What's the Last Card? | |

Chapter Summary | |

Sets and Whole Numbers | |

What's in the Loop? | |

Loop de Loops | |

Odd and Even Patterns | |

Multiplication Arrays | |

Finding the Missing Factor | |

How Many Cookies? | |

Paper Powers | |

The King's Problem | |

Chapter Summary | |

Numeration and Computation | |

Regrouping Numbers | |

Find the Missing Numbers | |

A Visit to Fouria | |

It All Adds Up | |

What's the Difference? | |

Multi-digit Multiplication | |

Multi-digit Division | |

Division Array | |

Target Number | |

Least and Greatest | |

Chapter Summary | |

Number Theory | |

A Square Experiment | |

A Sieve of Another Sort | |

Great Divide Game | |

The Factor Game | |

How Many Factors? | |

Interesting Numbers | |

Tiling with Squares | |

Pool Factors | |

Chapter Summary | |

Integers | |

Charged Particles | |

Coin Counters | |

Addition Patterns | |

Subtracting Integers | |

A Clown on a Tightrope | |

Subtraction Patterns | |

Multiplication and Division Patterns | |

Integer × and ÷ Contig | |

Fractions and Rational Numbers | |

What Is a Fraction? | |

Equivalent Fractions | |

How Big Is It? | |

Fraction War | |

What Comes First? | |

Square Fractions | |

Adding and Subtracting Fractions | |

Multiplying Fractions | |

Dividing Fractions | |

Chapter Summary | |

Decimals, Real Numbers, and Proportional Reasoning | |

What's My Name? | |

Who's First? | |

Repeating Decimals | |

Race for the Flat | |

Empty the Board | |

Decimal Arrays | |

Decimal Multiplication | |

Target Number Revisited | |

People Proportions | |

A Call to the Border | |

What is Percent? | |

What Does It Mean? | |

Flex-it | |

Chapter Summary | |

Algebraic Reasoning and Representation | |

Regular Polygons in a Row | |

Patterns and Expressions | |

The Function Machine | |

What's My Function? | |

Exploring Linear Functions | |

Graphing Rectangles | |

Graphs and Stories | |

Chapter Summary | |

Statistics: The Interpretation of Data | |

Graphing m&m's | |

Gaps and Clusters | |

Grouped Data | |

What's the Average? | |

Finger-Snapping Time | |

The Weather Report | |

To Change or Not to Change | |

What's in the Bag? | |

Populations and Samples | |

Chapter Summary | |

Probability | |

What Are the Chances? | |

The Spinner Game | |

Numbers That Predict | |

Paper-Scissors-Rock | |

Simulate It | |

How Many Arrangements? | |

Theoretical Probability | |

It's in the Bag | |

Pascal's Probabilities | |

The Mystery Cube | |

Chapter Summary | |

Geometric Figures | |

What's the Angle? | |

Triangle Properties- Angles | |

Inside or Outside? | |

Angles on Pattern Blocks | |

Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles | |

Name that Polygon | |

Mysterious Midpoints | |

Spatial Visualization | |

A View from the Top | |

Map Coloring | |

Chapter Summary | |

Measurement: Length, Area, and Volume | |

Units of Measure | |

What's My Area? | |

Areas of Polygons | |

From Rectangles to Parallelograms | |

From Parallelograms to Triangles | |

From Parallelograms to Trapezoids | |

Pythagorean Puzzles | |

Right or Not? | |

Now You See It, Now You Don't | |

Surface Area | |

Volume of a Rectangular Solid | |

Pyramids and Cones | |

Chapter Summary | |

Transformation, Symmetries, and Tilings | |

Activity 1 Slides, Flips, and Turns | |

How Did You Do It? | |

Double Flips | |

Reflections | |

Translations | |

Rotations | |

Glide Reflections | |

Transforgeo | |

Dilations | |

Cut It Out | |

Draw It | |

Tessellations | |

Chapter Summary | |

Congruence, Constructions, and Similarity | |

Triangle Properties- Sides | |

To Be or Not to Be Congruent? | |

Paper Folding Construction | |

Pattern Block Similarity | |

Similar Triangles | |

Outdoor Geometry | |

Side Splitter Theorem | |

Chapter Summary | |

Appendices | |

Index | |

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