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Brook Knoll Elementary (Scotts Valley USD) teachers eager to use Marcy Cook's books after her workshop, Mathematics: The Thinking Sport



4 - 8

FORM AN EQUATION

120 activites for creating balances by utilizing designated digits to form equations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and mixed basic operations; ideal for starters and/or stumpers
$15.00

3 - 7

GEOMETRY LINE UP & BE ACCOUNTED FOR

40 activities for placement of the 6 traditional pattern blocks using geometric vocabulary and logical thinking; included are 2 sets of 20 tasks; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time
$15.00

K - 3

GRAPHING GALORE

180 daily bar graph experiences divided into weekly categories such as birthdays, clothes, name, family
$15.00

4 - 8

I HAVE

40 activities to be cut into 24 strips each for computational skills, concepts and vocabulary such as place value, money: change, fractional parts, reasonable possibility, angles; ideal for classroom oral mental math or for centers for independent task time
$15.00

2 - 6

I HAVE: THE BASICS

52 activities to be cut into 24 strips each for computational skill practice with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers; ideal for classroom oral mental math or for centers for independent task time
$15.00

4 - 8

IF . . . THEN . . . THINK & THINK AGAIN

72 problem solving activities involving if . . . then... reasoning, thinking and logic; ideal for cooperative work with a partner
$15.00

4 - 8

JUSTIFY YOUR THINKING

40 higher level thinking problems to encourage generalizations and communication; ideal for cooperative work with a partner
$15.00

3 - 8

KNOW THE NUMBERS

90 total activites for finding two different numbers which meet the given criteria; 30 activities for 2-digit numbers, 30 for 3-digit numbers, and 30 for 4-digit numbers; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time and for working with a partner
$15.00

4 - 8

LINKING LOGIC & GEOMETRY

72 cooperative problem solving activities utilizing traditional pattern block shapes, geometric concepts/vocabulary and logical reasoning skills
$15.00

K - 2

LOOK & LIST

100 activities for forming a list of tiles numbered 0 through 9 from visualizations: legs, dots, marbles, and sides of geometric shapes; ideal for starters

$15.00

K - 3

LOOK AND SHOW YOUR THINKING

100 activities involving visualizations of magnetic marbles, magnetic disks, geometric shapes, animals, and coins to help develop number sense; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

LOOKING FOR RELATIONSHIPS

20 warm ups for seeing relationships between numbers, 20 activities for observing related prices of items, and 20 activities for finding numerous ways to spend a designated amount by using relationship thinking; ideal for centers for independent task time
$15.00

1 - 8

MATH MODELS WITH MAGNETIC MATERIALS

48 focus number activities where students briefly observe a quantitative amount of magnetic disks or magnetic marbles, estimate the number, and then refine their estimates as vocabulary clues are provided; clues are provided for each quantity at 3 levels: primary vocabulary/concepts, intermediate vocabulary/concepts, and middle school vocabulary/concepts; ideal for starters

$15.00

4 - 8

MATH STARTERS & STUMPERS

180 problems to start the math period, plus 180 challenge problems to be problems of the day; ideal for starters and stumpers
$15.00

3 - 8

MENTAL MATH WITH TILES & THE HUNDRED CHART

50 pages of "scripts" for giving oral directions to students for mental math where they show their thinking with tiles, and 50 pages of "scripts" for giving oral directions for movement on a hundred chart; each page has 3 sets of directions; ideal for mental math
$15.00

K - 2

MIX AND MATCH NUMBERS

50 different pictured actvities to be cut into ten strips where students match quantitative amounts 0 through 9 with number tiles; ideal for centers for independent task time
$15.00

2 - 5

MONEY LOGIC

100 reasoning activities involving the alignment of United States valued coins; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time
$15.00

4 - 8

MORE STARTERS & STUMPERS

80 "quick responders" and 120 "time takers" to provoke thought and to challenge; ideal for starters and stumpers
$15.00

3 - 6

NUMBER SEARCH ON THE 100 CHART

72 activites for assessing math vocabulary/concepts including even/odd, place value, and between, where students color numbers on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time
$15.00

4 - 8

NUMBER SEARCH: 100 CHART, BOOK II

72 activities for assessing vocabulary/concepts including multiples, divisible, prime, and square number, where students color numbers on the hundred chart; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time
$15.00