Field of play : measuring distance, rate, and time (iMath Readers Level-C) (#0744WH1)

by Brunner-Jass, Renata

2 reviews & awards | 1 full-text review

Paperback Norwood House Press, 2013
Price: USD 9.06
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm.
Dewey: 530.8; Audience: Upper Elementary; Reading Level: 4.9
AR 4.9 MG 1 157226EN; LEX 770L; F&P Y
From the publisher: Grades 5-6; Ages 10-12
From SLJ: Gr 5-6; read the full-text review


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Hardcover (library binding) Norwood House Press, 2013

USD 20.05

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iMath Readers Level-C

iMath Readers Level-C Book Set by Brunner-Jass, Renata

About This Set

Level C: 5000-5900 Words, 48 Pages - iMath Readers is a leveled reader series that focuses on math skills taught in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Created to align with CCSI, the storyline approach uses real-life situations and open-ended questions that strengthen critical thinking skills and provide opportunities for discussion.

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From Follett

"C"--Spine.;Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.;iMath ideas : planning for the big day -- Discover activity : wind 'em up! -- Let the games begin! -- Connecting to history -- Math at work -- Connecting to science -- The games continue -- Connecting to engineering -- Field Day winds down -- iMath ideas : clean-up time -- What comes next? "The mathematical concepts of distance, rate, and time are explored as students partake in their school's annual field day; teaches about proportions, ratios, and cross products; and includes a discovery activity, connections to science and engineering, and mathematical vocabulary introduction"--Provided by publisher.

From the Publisher
"Do you like to play games outside? Have you ever played the egg relay or ball balance? Does your school hold a field day where you can do just that? In this book you will learn about distance, rate, and time while playing these and other field day games along with middle school students. Additional mathematical concepts include proportions, ratios, and cross products. Ready, set, go!"

Product Details
  • Publisher: Norwood House Press
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: iMath readers
  • Dewey: 530.8
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-60357-510-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60357-510-2
  • Follett Number: 0744WH1
  • Reading Level: 4.9
  • Audience: Upper Elementary
  • Grades: 5-6
  • Ages: 10-12
  • School Library Journal: Gr 5-6
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.9
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 1
  • AR Quiz: 157226EN
  • Lexile: 770L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Y

Reviews & Awards
  • Library Media Connection, 11/01/13
  • School Library Journal, 04/01/13

Full-Text Reviews
School Library Journal (April 1, 2013)
Gr 5-6-This subset provides an engaging mix of social science, language arts, and math. For example, in Designer Digs readers will get caught up in Anela's school project that requires her to use equations for finding area to create unusual living spaces. Each book begins with a discussion of strategies and provides several methods for solving the posed problem. Student engagement is encouraged with leading questions. Additional sections include a "Discover Activity" and an informational text section that connects the math discussion to science, history, or art. Photos, maps, illustrations, charts, and diagrams aid in comprehension. Each book ends with a "What Comes Next" page that gives ideas for expanding on the concepts learned and an "Additional Notes" section that provides answers to the various problems. These volumes are not contrived collections of math activities; readers will believe the math is part of the story. This casual and creative approach will be especially helpful to reluctant math students. Overall, a comprehensive set of CCSS resources. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Taken from the Hardcover (library binding).

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