It crawls in the palm of your hand. It has big eyes, six legs, and two pairs of wings. What animal is this? Its a beetle, of course! One visit to a museum with an insect room shows you there are many different types of beetles. But just how many beetles are in the museum? Come along and learn to use difference methods of multiplication to find out how many beetles are in the insect room! Multiplication is introduced in various ways such as modeling, repeated addition, skip counting, using arrays, and creating multiplication expressions. Get ready to solve the mystery!
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