Word Problems: Mass and Volume uses an engaging narrative and authentic, real-world problems to teach readers strategies to solve one-step word problems involving mass and volume. The text models the problem-solving process for readers and provides hands-on opportunities for readers to apply their own problem-solving skills. Readers will discover that there is often more than one way to solve a problem.
This engaging title introduces young readers to the concept of equal sets. Decodable text and image support help readers identify familiar things that come in pairs, sets of threes, fours, fives, and more. The book uses relatable objects, such as four legs on a table and five fingers on a hand, to teach the concept of sets. Readers are also encouraged to find their own number set examples in their everyday lives.
This informative book introduces readers to the concept of perimeter using real-world examples. Through modeling, readers will learn that perimeter is calculated by adding together the length of each side of a figure. This title also explains how to measure the perimeters of familiar places, such as classrooms and football fields, by using addition and multiplication.
This entertaining book takes the problem out of understanding beginner word problems. Readers will learn how to develop a step-by-step plan or strategy to solve basic word problems. This title uses real-life situations to model the problem-solving process for readers to teach skills such as identifying key information to determine which math operation is required, using drawings and models to see the problem, and carrying out the plan and communicating answers.
This book offers readers insight into solving length word problems. Designed to support the Common Core State Standards, this title includes strategies such as using drawings, symbols, and number lines to solve problems. Real-world examples and engaging text make learning meaningful to young readers.
This title explores the role of money in the lives of people around the world, including its necessity for meeting basic needs, as well as the importance for charity. Through authentic examples and engaging scenarios, young readers will learn that money, when used wisely, can be an instrument of good in the world.
The concept of how money is earned and the nature of goods and services are examined in this title. Several real-world examples and motivating scenarios help young readers better understand the role of work, the concept of earning a salary or wage, and the roles of producers and consumers.
This title discusses the important difference between wants and needs, and how it relates to money. Through imaginative activities and relatable “What would you do?” scenarios, children will learn how to weigh the pros and cons of a purchase, and to equate smart money choices with examples from their own lives.
This title explores the concept of saving and its importance. The benefits of financial discipline are presented through accessible examples and motivating scenarios, which encourage young readers to consider how they can practice saving in their own lives.
Clear representations of data are vitally important in the information overload of the 21st century. In Picture Graphs, young readers will continue their journey toward data literacy by learning how to organize and present data using pictures, and how to use critical thinking to assess and interpret data in this form. Fun activities and relatable, real-world examples, both digital and online, will encourage readers to “picture” information in a new way.
With fun and engaging activities, Collecting Data outlines the steps to properly gathering and organizing data, which include observation, assessing the reliability of sources, and critically assessing data in order to draw reliable conclusions. Readers begin their journey toward data literacy by developing their sense of curiosity, and then conducting investigations, just like solving a mystery.
The massive volume of information available in the world today makes clarity a key component of data literacy. Using engaging activities and relevant, real-life examples, both digital and online, Bar Graphs is an important stop along the information highway of the 21st century. Visual representations of data are the quickest and clearest way to share information. This title teaches young readers how to organize and present data using bar graphs, and explains how to interpret data in this form.
In Line Graphs, readers will discover how to organize, present, and interpret data in this useful visual form. Relying on critical thinking to assess data, readers will learn how to recognize patterns and predict outcomes. Imaginative activities and meaningful, real-world examples, both digital and online, will stimulate young minds to “get in line” with the benefits of data literacy.
This informative book goes to great lengths to explain how scientists around the world use the metric system and related tools to help them compare, contrast, and analyze the measurement data they collect. Opportunities for hands-on learning make the content meaningful to readers as they refine their measuring skills.
This intriguing title will help children learn the importance of earning, saving, raising, and spending money. They will gain an understanding of how money can make a difference in peoples’ lives.
Friends share their strategies for figuring out how many objects remain as some are taken away.
A group of friends play a game on their way to school by counting forward and backward by twos, fives, and tens.
Friends learn different ways to construct sets of ten and find it helps them get better at working with numbers and place value.
Leo is confused! Money is everywhere, but he never actually sees any. Then on his birthday, his aunt sends him some cash. What will Leo do with it?
Ava has inherited some money, and she can't wait to spend it! She wants a pair of cool new sneakers, but does she really need them? And where is the best place to buy them?
Marek wants a new kick scooter but he’s got to save up for it! Will Marek manage it—or will he be tempted by new clothes, toys, and treats?
Maya wants some extra money but her parents tell her she has to earn it! So Maya helps tidy up her neighbor’s garage. But it’s harder work than she thought. Will Maya finish the job and earn the money?
How many of your classmates like to eat apples? This is information we call data. Read along as friends gather data at school and organize it to show the information in helpful ways.
Follow a group of friends as they discover when it is time for meals and activities using a clock with a face as well as a digital clock.
During recess, friends learn about place value by working together to add and subtract by tens on the playground at school.