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6th Grade - Age Appropriate Books

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Use age-appropriate books, stories, and videos to convey ideas of mathematics. 0606.1.9


Links verified on 7/2/2014


  1. Brian P. Cleary - author of books conveying math ideas - Mission of Addition, The, Action of Subtraction, The, How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide
  2. Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University - type in math or numbers in the search box.
  3. Flatland: A romance of many dimensions - fifty-five pages if printed
  4. Literature for Learning Math Concepts - using books to teach math
  5. Note of Caution: the books below are not available to read online, they are given as a reading list only
    1. Fiction about Math - a 3 page reading list in MS Word format [This expired document is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded
    2. Math Month in the Library - article about books to consider
    3. Math Novels - use this list of novels as a reading list rather than a shopping list
    4. Math and Science Related Books - a reading list from Math Forum
    5. Mathematical Fiction - large database of titles
    6. Mathematics fiction books - Wikipedia index to articles about 19 books



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print
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  1. Bird Sleuth: Investigating Evidence - this module consists of five investigations which give students the chance to learn science by doing science
  2. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHow Science works--Variables - Explains the meaning of 'independent', 'dependent' and 'control' variables, with examples from typical practicals
  3. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsStudent Designed Investigations Part 1 - Making Observations [lesson plan designed for grades 3-5] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsStudent Designed Investigations Part 2 - Testable Questions, Predictions, Materials and Procedures [lesson plan designed for grades 3-5] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsStudent Designed Investigations Part 3 - Collecting Data and Drawing Conclusions [lesson plan designed for grades 3-5] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  6. Example Hypotheses - You should have some educated guess about how things work. This educated guess about the answer to your question is called the hypothesis.
  7. What is a hypothesis? - It is a tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
  8. Math Statistics - Math Examples



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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