Computation

Standard Area 2.2: Computation and Estimation
Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

1. 100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler, 2000
Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school.

2. Daydreaming Davey’s Dinosaur Math Adventure by Steven Tandberg, 2011
“Davey goes on an adventure to the Jurassic period to learn math! Sammy, his friend the Stegosaurus, takes him to meet the dinosaurs and teach him various lessons on addition and subtraction.” (Amazon book description)

3. Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll, 2005
“What does it mean to be equal? Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can t figure out how to make teams that are equal. Nothing works until Mouse starts thinking mathematically.” (Amazon book description)

4. Mission Addition by Loreen Leedy, 1999
“Animal students learn about addition from the world around them.” (Amazon book description)

5. Subtraction Action by Loreen Leedy, 2002
“Introduces subtraction through the activities of animal students” (Amazon book description).  Loreen Leedy wrote other math concept books that are worth checking out.

Standard Area 2.2: Computation and Estimation
Grade 3 – Grade 5

1. Space Math by Kieran Walsh, 2006
Provides information about space exploration, focusing on the importance of math in the process of discovery.

2. Sports Math by Kieran Walsh, 2006
Provides information about various sports, focusing on the importance of math in understanding various games.

3. The History of the Maya: Using Computational Skills in Problem Solving by Mary Ann Hoffman, 2005
Presents an introduction to the concept of using computational skills in problem solving, and contains an overview of the history of the Mayan people of Mexico, including information on their society, economy, architecture, mathematics, and writing.

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