Probability

Standard Area 2.7: Probability and Predictions
Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

1. Bad Luck Brad by Gail Herman, 2002
“On the last day of school Brad keeps running into bad luck, but by the end of the day he realizes that there is always a chance things will get better. He learns that numbers might indicate the difference between having a chance and having a good chance of a desired outcome.” (Amazon book description)

Standard Area 2.7: Probability and Predictions
Grade 3 – Grade 5

1. One Less Fish by Kim Michelle Toft, 1998
Counting down from twelve to zero, the reader learns about some of the fish found on the Great Barrier Reef and the threats to their continued existence.

2. A Very Improbable Story: A Math Adventure by Edward Einhorn, 2008
“Ethan wakes up one morning with a talking cat on his head. The cat refuses to budge until Ethan wins a game of probability. Without looking, Ethan must pick out a dime from his coin collection or two matching socks from his dresser, or do something else improbable. A very improbable story about a challenging math concept.”

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