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# Mathematics Activities for Elementary School Teachers

**by**Dolan; Williamson, Jim; Muri, Mari

10th

### 9780321575685

0321575687

Paperback

1/6/2009

Pearson

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## Summary

This revised edition features activities that can be used to develop, reinforce, and/or apply mathematical concepts. Activities can also be adapted for use with elementary students at a later time. They are closely keyed to the text and are ordered by the topics and skills within each chapter. References to these activities are in the margin of the main text.

## Table of Contents

An Introduction to Problem Solving | |

When You Don't Know What to Do | |

What's the Last Card? | |

An Ancient Game | |

Magic Number Tricks | |

Missing Persons Report | |

Who Dunit? | |

What's the Number? | |

Eliminate the Impossible | |

Candies, Couples, and a Quiz | |

Ten People in a Canoe | |

Pictorial Patterns | |

Number Patterns | |

Fascinating Fibonacci | |

What's the Rule? | |

Polygons and Diagonals | |

Chapter Summary | |

Numeration Systems and Sets | |

Regrouping Numbers | |

Find the Missing Numbers | |

What's in the Loops? | |

Loop de Loops | |

Chapter Summary | |

Whole Numbers and Their Operations | |

It All Adds Up | |

What's the Difference? | |

A Visit to Fouria | |

Multiplication Arrays | |

Find the Missing Factor | |

How Many Cookies? | |

Multi-digit Multiplication | |

Division Array | |

Multi-digit Division | |

Three Strikes and You're Out | |

Target Number | |

Chapter Summary | |

Algebraic Thinking | |

Patterns and Expressions | |

The Function Machine | |

What's My Function? | |

Graphs and Stories | |

Chapter Summary | |

Integers and Number Theory | |

Charged Particles | |

Coin Counters | |

Additional Patterns | |

Subtracting Integers | |

A Clown on a Tightrope | |

Subtraction Patterns | |

Multiplication and Division Patterns | |

Integer (x) and (/) Contig | |

Great Divide Game | |

A Square Experiment | |

A Sieve of Another Sort | |

The Factor Game | |

How Many Factors? | |

Interesting Numbers | |

Tiling with Squares | |

Pool Factors | |

Chapter Summary | |

Rational Numbers as Fractions | |

What is a Fraction? | |

Equivalent Fractions | |

Fraction War | |

How Big Is It? | |

What Comes First? | |

Square Fractions | |

Adding and Subtracting Fractions | |

Multiplying Fractions | |

Dividing Fractions | |

The King's Problem | |

Paper Powers | |

Chapter Summary | |

Decimals and Real Numbers | |

What's My Name? | |

Who's First? | |

Deci-Order | |

Race for the Flat | |

Empty the Board | |

Decimal Arrays | |

Decimal Multiplication | |

Dice and Decimals | |

Target Number Revisited | |

Repeating Decimals | |

Chapter Summary | |

Proportional Reasoning, Percents, and Applications | |

Professors Short and Tall | |

People Proportions | |

A Call to the Border | |

What is Percent? | |

What Does It Mean? | |

Chapter Summary | |

Probability | |

What Are the Chances? | |

Theoretical Probability | |

The Spinner Game | |

Numbers That Predict | |

It's In The Bag | |

What's The Distribution? | |

Paper-Scissors-Rock | |

Simulate It | |

The Mystery Cube | |

How Many Arrangements | |

Pascal's Probabilities | |

Chapter Summary | |

Statistics: The Interpretation of Data | |

Graphing m&m's“ | |

Grouped Data | |

What's the Average? | |

The Weather Report | |

Finger-Snapping Time | |

Gaps and Clusters | |

Are Women Catching Up? | |

Populations and Samples | |

Two Change or Not to Change | |

What's in the Bag? | |

Chapter Summary | |

Introductory Geometry | |

What's the Angle? | |

Inside or Outside? | |

Name that Polygon | |

Triangle Properties-Angles | |

Angles on Pattern Blocks | |

Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles | |

Stars and Angles | |

Spatial Visualization | |

A View from the Top | |

Map Coloring | |

Chapter Summary | |

Constructions, Congruence, and Similarity | |

Triangle Properties-Sides | |

To Be or Not to Be Congruent? | |

Paper Folding Construction | |

Patter Block Similarity | |

Similar Triangles | |

Side Splitter Theorem | |

Outdoor Geometry | |

Exploring Linear Functions | |

Chapter Summary | |

Concepts of Measurement | |

Units of Measure | |

Regular Polygons in a Row | |

What's My Area? | |

Areas of Polygons | |

Pick's Theorem | |

Graphing Rectangles | |

From Rectangles to Parallelograms | |

From Parallelograms to Triangles | |

From Parallelograms to Trapezoids | |

Pythagorean Puzzles | |

Right or Not? | |

Surface Area | |

Volume of a Rectangular Solid | |

Pyramids and Cones | |

Compare Volume to Surface Area | |

Chapter Summary | |

Motion Geometry and Tessellations | |

Glide Reflections | |

Size Transformations | |

Cut It Out | |

Draw It | |

Tessellations | |

Chapter Summary | |

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