Activities for Elementary Mathematics Teachers for Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Activities for Elementary Mathematics Teachers for Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

By: James C. Williamson (author), Mari Muri (author), Dan Dolan (author)Paperback

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Provides hands-on manipulative-based activities keyed to the text that involve future elementary school teachers discovering concepts, solving problems, and exploring mathematical ideas. These actitives can be adapted for use with elementary students at a later time.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Mathematical Processes Activity 1 Fascinating Fibonacci Activity 2 Pictoral Patterns Activity 3 Number Patterns Activity 4 What's the Rule? Activity 5 Polygons and Diagonals Activity 6 Paper Powers Activity 7 Magic Number Tricks Activity 8 Missing Persons Report Activity 9 Who Dunit? Activity 10 What's the Number? Activity 11 Eliminate the Impossible Activity 12 Candies, Couples and a Quiz Activity 13 When You Don't Know What to Do Activity 14 Ten People in a Canoe Activity 15 An Ancient Game Activity 16 What's the Last Card? Chapter Summary Chapter 2 Sets and Whole Number Operations and Properties Activity 1 What's in the Loop? Activity 2 Loop de Loops Activity 3 Odd and Even Patterns Activity 4 Multiplication Arrays Activity 5 Finding the Missing Factor Activity 6 How Many Cookies? Activity 7 A Visit to Fouria Activity 8 Regrouping Numbers Activity 9 Find the Missing Number Chapter Summary Chapter 3 Estimation and Computation Activity 1 Three Strikes and You're Out Activity 2 Who's Closest? Activity 3 Target Number Activity 4 It All Adds Up Activity 5 What's the Difference? Activity 6 Multi-digit Multiplication Activity 7 Multi-digit Division Activity 8 Division Array Activity 9 Least and Greatest Chapter Summary Chapter 4 Number Theory Activity 1 Great Divide Game Activity 2 A Square Experiment Activity 3 A Sieve of Another Sort Activity 4 The Factor Game Activity 5 How Many Factors? Activity 6 Interesting Numbers Activity 7 Tiling with Squares Activity 8 Pool Factors Chapter Summary Chapter 5 Understanding Integer Operations and Properties Activity 1 Charged Particles Activity 2 Coin Counters Activity 3 Addition Patterns Activity 4 Subtracting Integers Activity 5 Subtraction Patterns Activity 6 A Clown on a Tightrope Activity 7 Multiplication and Division Patterns Activity 8 Integer x and / Contig Chapter 6 Rational Number Operations and Properties Activity 1 What Is a Fraction? Activity 2 Equivalent Fractions Activity 3 Square Fractions Activity 4 Adding and Subtracting Fractions Activity 5 Multiplying Fractions Activity 6 Dividing Fractions Activity 7 Race for the Flat Activity 8 Empty the Board Activity 9 Decimal Arrays Activity 10 Decimal Multiplication Activity 11 Dice and Decimals Activity 12 Target Number Revisited Activity 13 How Big Is It? Activity 14 Fraction War Activity 15 What Comes First? Activity 16 What's My Name? Activity 17 Who's First? Activity 18 Deci-Order Activity 19 Repeating Decimals Chapter Summary Chapter 7 Proportional Reasoning Activity 1 Professors Short and Tall Activity 2 People Proportions Activity 3 A Call to the Border Activity 4 Pattern Block Similarity Activity 5 Similar Triangles Activity 6 Side Splitter Theorem Activity 7 What is Percent? Activity 8 What Does It Mean? Activity 9 Flex-it Chapter Summary Chapter 8 Analyzing Data Activity 1 Graphing m&m's Activity 2 What's in the Bag? Activity 3 Gaps and Clusters Activity 4 Grouped Data Activity 5 Are Women Catching Up? Activity 6 What's the Average? Activity 7 Finger-Snapping Time Activity 8 The Weather Report Activity 9 To Change or Not to Change? Activity 10 Populations and Samples Chapter Summary Chapter 9 Probability Activity 1 What Are the Chances? Activity 2 The Spinner Game Activity 3 Numbers That Predict Activity 4 Theoretical Probability Activity 5 It's in the Bag Activity 6 Paper-Scissors-Rock Activity 7 Simulate It Activity 8 The Mystery Cube Activity 9 What's the Distribution? Activity 10 Pascal's Probabilities Activity 11 How Many Arrangements? Chapter Summary Chapter 10 Introducing Geometry Activity 1 What's the Angle? Activity 2 Inside or Outside? Activity 3 Map Coloring Activity 4 Paper Folding Construction Activity 5 Triangle Properties- Angles Activity 6 Angles on Pattern Blocks Activity 7 Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles Activity 8 Triangle Properties- Sides Activity 9 To Be or Not to Be Congruent? Activity 10 Pythagorean Puzzles Activity 11 Right or Not? Activity 12 Now You See It, Now You Don't Activity 13 Name that Polygon Chapter Summary Chapter 11 Extending Geometry Activity 1 Slides, Flips, and Turns Activity 2 How Did You Do It? Activity 3 Double Flips Activity 4 Reflections Activity 5 Translations Activity 6 Transforgeo Activity 7 Rotations Activity 8 Glide Reflections Activity 9 Size Transformations Activity 10 Cut It Out Activity 11 Draw It Activity 12 Tessellations Activity 13 Stars and Angles Activity 14 Spatial Visualization Activity 15 A View from the Top Chapter Summary Chapter 12 Measurement Activity 1 Units of Measure Activity 2 Outdoor Geometry Activity 3 Pick's Theorem Activity 4 What's My Area? Activity 5 Areas of Polygons Activity 6 From Rectangles to Parallelograms Activity 7 From Parallelograms to Triangles Activity 8 From Parallelograms to Trapezoids Activity 9 Volume of a Rectangular Solid Activity 10 Pyramids and Cones Activity 11 Surface Area Activity 12 Compare Volume to Surface Area Chapter Summary Chapter 13 Exploring Ideas of Algebra and Coordinate Geometry Activity 1 Regular Polygons in a Row Activity 2 Patterns and Expressions Activity 3 The Function Machine Activity 4 What's My Function? Activity 5 The King's Problem Activity 6 Graphs and Stories Activity 7 Exploring Linear Functions Activity 8 Mysterious Midpoints Activity 9 Graphing Rectangles Activity 10 Coordinate Transformations Chapter Summary Appendices Manipulatives Activity Masters

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780321483560
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780321483560
  • weight: 903
  • ISBN10: 0321483561

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