Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades 4-5

Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades 4-5

by David A. Sousa (Editor)

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Overview

Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, this resource offers ready-to-use lessons that include brain-compatible math activities, step-by-step instructions for the teacher, and all the necessary reproducibles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412967877
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/10/2009
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 271,430
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of fifteen books. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the Pre-K to 12 and university levels. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Links to Focal Points and Standards
About the Author
1. Multiplication and Division
The Mystery of the Mixed-Up Party Lists
Meet the Fact Family
Guess-timate Estimates
Point and Play
200 Catch Game
Blocks of Division
Words of Division
Divisibility Dash
Scuba Division
Show the Order
2. Fractions and Decimals
Fraction Friends
Fun With Fractions
Decimal Days
Put the Dot on the Spot
Dollars and Sense
A Portrait of Parts
Grocery Bill Math
Party Planners
Fraction Cooking
Calling All Construction Workers
3. Geometry and Measurement
Detective Angle
Tricky Triangles
Silly Symmetry
Trouble at the Tangram Zoo
Magic Carpets for Sale
Geo Puppet
A Hole in the Roof
From Farm to Factory
Wrapping Up Math
4. Algebra
Simply, Simplify
Weigh to Go!
What's the Score?
Sunken Treasure
5. Data Analysis
Terrific T's
Our Favorite Things
Book Bonanza
Too Many Ants!
Survey Study
Fast Food Comparisons
Parachute Drop
Plot the Treasure
Animal Olympics
Journal Page
Answer Key
Resources

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