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Instructor, v114 n7 p27-30 Apr 2005

For many teachers, the storybook shelf is not the first place that they go to when they start to plan a math lesson. But children's books can be a great math teaching tool. They spark students' imaginations in ways that exercises in textbooks or workbooks often don't. In this article, the author shares three possible lessons based on favorite classroom read alouds.

Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Reading Aloud to Others, Elementary School Mathematics

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Author: Burns, Marilyn

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3747&id=EJ792008

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