Ahoy, maties! Jump aboard our ship as we learn about the tale of Blackbeard the pirate. Blackbeard was a pirate with lots of treasures. He hid his treasures so well that some of them still haven’t been found. In this book, you’ll not only learn about pirates, but you’ll also measure distances to find how far apart pirate ships are and how far you are from the treasure. Concepts include metric and customary units of length, unit conversion, and how to compare distances. Embark on your search for Blackbeard’s treasure!
iMath is a leveled reader series that focuses on math skills taught in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Created to align with CCSS, the storyline approach uses real life situations and open-ended questions that strengthen critical thinking skills and provide opportunities for discussion. 30 book set with 10 books in each level.
Each Book Features:
Real Life Situations – Introduces a real life problem or situation that can be solved with a working knowledge of the math topic.
iMath Ideas – Takes a look at several ways of using math to solve the problem. Asks the reader to think about and choose which method works best for them.
Discover Activity – Activities to strengthen math skills taught in the text.
Storyline Approach – iMath uses a storyline approach. Math concepts are reinforced through age-appropriate characters, topics, and storylines. As the CCSS concepts get more in depth, the storylines and text become more complex, as well.
Connections to Language Arts, History, or STEM.
Career Connections – Math at Work sections highlight jobs that use math on a daily basis. Great for college and career readiness.
What Comes Next? – Activities designed to strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math through engagement and extension.
Additional Notes – Includes a full answer key, with solutions for each math problem presented, for educators and parents.
Table of Contents, Glossary, Further Reading, Index