Brook Knoll Elementary (Scotts Valley USD) teachers eager to use Marcy Cook's books after her workshop, Mathematics: The Thinking Sport
4  8 
NUMBERS PLEASE! QUESTIONS PLEASE! 
36 activities where students select a number less than 1000 and evaluate their number to see if it meets certain constraints and then try to find "the number" which fits every descriptor; 36 activities where students write questions for the answers rather than answers to the questions; ideal for starters 
$15.00

4  6 
100 COOPERATIVE CHART EXPLORATIONS 
100 activities for double thinking, team coloring, and/or mental math with the hundred chart; ideal for cooperative math experiences; ideal for starters 
$15.00

3  8 
PATTERN BLOCK DESIGNS: RELATIONSHIP THINKING 
20 tasks for building congruent pattern block designs for whole number values and 20 tasks for building congruent pattern block designs for common fractions; ideal for centers for independent task time 
$15.00

K  2 
PICTURE I HAVE 
50 activities with pictures for counting, more than/less than, money, time, sequences, including counting by ones, twos, fives, and tens; ideal for mental math and/or centers for independent task time 
$15.00

3  6 
PLACE VALUE & NUMBER SENSE BUILD A NUMBER 
80 activities for building either 3, 4, 5, or 6digit numbers from given clues; extensions for using the designated digits to build the largest number, the smallest number, and the number closest to... *NEW ITEM* 
$15.00

2  5 
PLACE VALUE ALONE & TOGETHER 
50 activities for an individual, and 50 activities to be done cooperatively with a partner to build 3digit or 4digit numbers which meet the specified criteria; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time 
$15.00

1  5 
POSITIVE MATH AT HOME & SCHOOL, BOOK 1 
practical ideas for drilling math with triangular flash cards for addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, etc., plus math ideas with playing cards and dominoes; ideal for home schoolers 
$15.00

2  6 
POSITIVE MATH AT HOME & SCHOOL, BOOK II 
practical ideas for math activities with dice, tictactoe, logic and mathematical scavenger hunts; ideal for home schoolers 
$15.00

K  2 
PRIMARILY SPEAKING . . . WHO HAS . . . ? 
numerous response cards with dots, dominoes, shapes, and coins for participatory "Who has?" plus traditional "I have . . .who has?" sheets to be cut into strips and verbalized in order; ideal for mental math and/or centers for independent task time 
$15.00

2  4 
PRIMARY STARTERS & STUMPERS 
80 estimation activities and 80 problems for daily challenges; ideal for starters and stumpers 
$15.00

K  3 
PRIMARY TODAY IS THE DAY FOR NUMBERS 
number facts for each day of a traditional school year calendar plus picture ways to show each date with all possible combinations of United States coins; ideal for beginning each day of the school year 
$15.00

1  3 
PROBLEMS PER PRIMARY PUPILS 
36 pages (180 word problems to use daily) focusing on word problem attack skills such as recognizing operating, drawing a picture, determining if there is missing/extraneous information, estimating plus 36 pages (180 problems to use daily as the challenge problem of the day) 
$15.00

3  6 
PROPER PLACEMENT: LOGICAL THINKING 
60 reasoning tasks in linear and matrix format using props involving house numbers, letters of the alphabet, and names; ideal for centers for independent task time 
$15.00

3  6 
PROVE IT!: THE "DOING" OF MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS 
50 performance tasks for elementary mathematical concepts such as the commutative property in addition, the understanding of an equation as a balance, and equivalent multiplication expressions; ideal for assessment 
$15.00

4  8 
REASON TOGETHER: COMPARE, ESTIMATE & REFINE 
36 cooperative activities which focus on doing the problem 4 times with an emphasis on estimation, following number sense clues, computation, and mental math; connections with social studies and science ideas; ideal for cooperative math 
$15.00

3  8 
SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR MATH 
30 activities for matching 12 answer strips to the 12 provided problems; various levels of tasks include telling time, computation, estimation, reasonableness, algebra 
$15.00

1  4 
SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR PRIMARY THINKERS 
30 activities for matching 12 answer strips to the 12 provided problems; various levels of tasks include after, before, more/less than, between, addition and subtraction facts, money, time, place value, word problems *NEW ITEM* 
$15.00

5  8 
SEE THE C'S: CLOCKS, CARDS, CALENDARS, COINS, CALCULATIONS & CONUNDRUMS 
180 problem solving situations related to objects in our real world such as the calendar, the clock, coins, and cards; probability, experimentation, and logial thinking endeavors; ideal for stumper problems 
$15.00

K  2 
SEEING AND SHOWING 
50 activities for estimation and counting using magnetic disks, tangrams, buttons, pattern blocks and attribute blocks; ideal for starters 
$15.00

K  3 
SHAPES & LOGIC: YOUNG GEOMETRY 
activities where students follow clues to find the placement of a triangle, a square, a rhombus, a trapezoid, and a hexagon for covering a given area with minimum, maximum, and specfic number of blocks and colors; ideal for starters and centers for independent task time 
$15.00
