This is a unique information source and timesaver packed with 155 ready–to–use lists, content and materials covering the entire K–6 math curriculum. All of the lists, patterns, and worksheets are printed in a big, spiral–bound format ready to be photocopied as many times as needed and organized into 14 convenient sections, including: Standards and Methodologies, Beginning Mathematics, Geometry, Numeration & Counting, Basic Operations, Number Theory, Fractions, Decimals, Measurement, Probability & Statistics, Pre–Algebra, Problem Solving, Technology and Ten Reproducible Patterns.

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For all elementary math teachers and specialist, this unique information source and time–saver is packed with 155 reproducible lists covering every area of the K–6 math curriculum plus over 100 ready–to–use worksheets and patterns to teach and reinforce specific math concepts and skills.

Also included are practical suggestions for presenting each math topic...organizing the content of a lesson...selecting appropriate teaching/learning aids...and building your knowledge of particular math concepts.

For easy use, all of these lists, worksheets, and teaching ideas are printed in a big 8–1/4" x 11" format ready to be photocopied as many times as needed and organized into 14 sections. Here′s a rundown of each section along with sample list and activities.

- Standards and methodologies— NCTM Curriculum Standards for Grades K–4 and 5–8 Communicating and writing in elementary mathematics, Occupations and careers: People who use math in their jobs
- Beginning mathematics— Classification, Estimation, Measurements, Spatial relationships
- Geometry— How children learn geometric concepts, Vocabulary for polygons, 28 Symmetry patterns
- Numeration and counting— Ancient number systems, Cardinal and ordinal numbers, Counting up to 10 in other languages, Prime numbers, Scientific notation
- Basic operation— basic fact families for addition, Story problems, Finger multiplication
- Fractions— Fraction vocabulary, Subtracting Fractions, Ratios, Fraction activity books
- Number theory— Rules of divisibility, Prime factorization, Making factors trees, Finding the square roots
- Decimals— Changing fractions to decimals, multiplication and division of decimals, Changing percent into a fraction and changing decimal into a percent
- Measurements— Equations, Vectors: sailing activity, Dividing on a grid, Multiplying mixed numbers
- Problem solving— Developing a problem–solving heuristic, Guess and check problems, Writing numbers sentence problems, Draw a picture problem
- Technology— computer math programs for grades K–12, How to use the internet, WWW sites, Search engines
- Patterns— Geometric patterns, Tangrams, Pattern blocks, Pentominoes, and Rods, Fraction strips and circles

**Sonia M. Helton**, Ph.D., is a professor of Childhood Education at the University of South Florida at St. Petersburg. She currently teaches courses in elementary math and language arts, and is the author of Math Activities for Every Month of the School Year (1990, The Center for Applied Research in Education).

**Stephen J. Micklo**, Ph.D., is a professor of Childhood Education at the University of South Florida at St. Petersburg. He currently teaches early childhood and elementary math methods courses.

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(1997)

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