Get the most from your instructional minutes with students by using the ideas in this research-based book to teach mathematical literacy!
• Encourages teachers and librarians to use all types of texts to teach mathematical concepts and standards to young people
• Shows how to use informational trade books, literature, and environmental text to infuse mathematics into your lessons
• Subjects taught and illustrated with text and activities include number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis
This book provides teachers and administrators with alternative text sources and activities for supporting the development of mathematics as well as reading. In Section 1 you will find a variety of text types and annotated bibliographies for teachers to select the most appropriate texts for their classrooms. Section 2 offers several ideas, strategies, and activities that meet the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).