Picture Book Math

Using Picture Books in the Math Curriculum, Prekindergarten through Third Grade.

by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis. This is the latest edition of what was first called Picturing Math.

Available as an eBook for $24.95. 2nd Edition, Rebecca Otis, 2005. ISBN 0974850926.

As a PDF eBook you can view this book on your computer screen, ereader, tablet or smartphone. Search for topics or books or skills. Print out the section you want and use it immediately in the classroom.

You can even copy and paste books or activities into a new document to create your own lesson plan or to create a wish list of book titles for your school librarian or book supplier.

Grab a lesson idea and immediately find other related sections of the eBook.

See the Table of Contents.

Sample Chapters:


Computation through Picture Books.

Using the picture book My Place In Space in the math curriculum

Using the picture book The Man Who Walked Between the Towers in the math curriculum

Enliven and enrich your Mathematics curriculum.

Now available as an instant download, the second edition of a classroom essential.

Use picture books to teach computation, data gathering, estimation, fractions and more.

This book for teachers contains some of our favorite picture books with a wealth of ideas for ways to integrate them with your math curriculum. In the first section we take 50 picture books and provide a short summary and activities for various age levels and math concepts. Section two is a chart listing 211 picture books indicating which of 14 different math concepts they can best be used with. In the last section we address twelve math concepts in depth providing activities which strengthen these concepts which can be used with many different picture books. 152 pages.

Some of the classroom activities from Picture Book Math were selected in 2009 for inclusion in the California Mathematics Council's yearly Special Edition of the publication California ComMuniCator Mathematics.

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