What do you want to be when you grow up? Do you want to be an astronaut? Read this book to find out more about real astronauts living and working on the International Space Station! While you discover what it is like to live in outer space, you will also learn about elapsed time and equivalent units of time. Applied key concepts include converting units of time by adding and subtracting, using a number line diagram, and reading an analog clock. Get ready to blast off!
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