Brook Knoll Elementary (Scotts Valley USD) teachers eager to use Marcy Cook's books after her workshop, Mathematics: The Thinking Sport
4  7 
A WORD PROBLEM A DAY KEEPS COBWEBS AWAY 
72 pages (180 word problems to use daily ) focusing on word problem attack skills such as recognizing operation, writing an equation, drawing a picture, estimating 
$15.00

1  5 
ACT IT OUT! LOGIC FOR YOUNG THINKERS 
72 logic problems to determine proper placement of items from teacher provided clues; ideal for starters or center activities for independent task time 
$15.00

4  8 
ALGEBRAIC CLUES: ESTIMATION & COMMUNICATION 
40 pages for estimation of visualized circles followed by 20 activities for working with a partner to establish the actual number; algebraic clues are given to assist in determining the value of the unknowns; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
ALGEBRAIC COMMUNICATING WITH TILES 
78 activities for students to form a list of numbers utilizing tiles 0 through 9 by listening to and/or reading algebraic clues; each listing involves 1, 2, or 3 unknowns; ideal for mental math

$10.00

5  8 
ASSESSING MATH UNDERSTANDING AND CONCEPTS 
performance, application, and mathematical abstraction tasks for 30 concepts such as factors, multiples, graphs, square numbers, area, perimeter; ideal for assessment 
$15.00

1  3 
BASIC GAMES, BOOK A 
40 games to drill and practice the basic addition and subtraction facts; ideal for centers for independent task time 
$15.00

2  5 
BASIC GAMES, BOOK B 
36 games to drill and practice the basic multiplication and division facts; ideal for centers for independent task time 
$15.00

1  3 
BEAR BALANCING & BEANSTICKS 
20 bear balancing activities for doing equations as a balance, and 20 beanstick activities for equation writing 
$15.00

1  3 
BEGINNING WEIGHT LOGIC 
numerous activities for combining basic addition and subtraction fact practice with reasoning; if...then...talk to reveal individual weight values for apples, oranges and/or bananas; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
CHARTING THE UNKNOWNS 
57 activites for finding the possible values of two unknowns when a total has been given; utilization of the guess and check strategy combined with seeing a pattern and keeping an organized chart of values; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
CLASSIFIED INFORMATION: NUMBERS FOR A REASON 
48 warm up and 48 main activities for classifying 8 given numbers into 2 groups for a mathematical reason; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
CLUES & CUES: COOPERATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING 
90 cooperative math experiences for groups of 4; focus on building numbers, forming rectangles, and problem solving encounters 
$15.00

1  3 
COLOR IT ON THE HUNDRED CHART 
80 sets of directions using vocabulary of more/less, before/after/between, plus and minus to color designs on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time For Marcy's interactive whiteboard activities (ActivPacks) go to prometheanplanet.com 
$15.00

4  6 
COLOR IT ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 2 
80 sets of directions using place value, multiplication, division, fractions, and exponents to color designs on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time For Marcy's interactive whiteboard activities (ActivPacks) go to prometheanplanet.com 
$15.00

4  8 
COMMUNICATING WITH TILES 
90 activities utilizing mathematics vocabulary and concepts; intended to deal with mathematics as a language: listening, forming numbers, and communicating orally; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
CONTRASTING FACTS: COOPERATIVE TRIVIA STARTERS 
50 cooperative experiences for guessing about a real life situation and then refining estimates on the basis of mathematical vocabulary/concepts; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  8 
COOP THINKING 
cooperative starters, mental math and pursuit problems plus trio tiling activities 
$15.00

K  2 
COUNT & PLACE: SIDES & SHAPES 
36 placement starting activities with a circle, a square, and a triangle, plus 40 independent task time activities using specified pattern blocks to build polygons with a particular number of sides; ideal for starters and centers for independent task time 
$15.00

1  3 
COVER IT DAILY ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 1 
100 activities where students cover specified numbers (such as even numbers less then 20) on their hundred chart; ideal for starters For Marcy's interactive whiteboard activities (ActivPacks) go to prometheanplanet.com 
$15.00

2  4 
COVER IT DAILY ON THE HUNDRED CHART, BOOK 2 
100 activities where students cover specified numbers by using concepts/skills such as sums, differences, products and place value; ideal for starters For Marcy's interactive whiteboard activities (ActivPacks) go to prometheanplanet.com 
$15.00
