Math and Nonfiction, Grades 6–8
This new addition to the Math, Literature, and Nonfiction series is an invaluable resource for all middle school teachers as they work to develop their students’ mathematical understanding and enjoyment.
Math and Nonfiction, Grades 6–8 helps teachers build on their students’ natural passion for knowledge as they engage in real-world mathematical problem solving. The lessons in this book use nonfiction as a springboard to explore mathematical concepts key to the middle school curriculum. The lessons inspire students to collect and analyze data, use proportional reasoning, and explore probability, relationships between two-and three-dimensional objects, pi, and more. Each lesson includes an overview of the nonfiction title; a discussion of the lesson’s mathematical focus; and a detailed narrative description of how the activity unfolds.
Download an at-a-glance chart of children’s literature featured in the Math, Literature, and Nonfiction series, listed with grade levels and topics.
Jennifer M. Bay-Williams and Sherri L. Martinie
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