Bringing Math Home: A Parent's Guide to Elementary School Math : Games + Activities + Projects

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Index

A
addition, 158
and multiplication, 12, 25
properties of, 27–28
regrouping in, 13–14
speed and accuracy in, 14–16, 28–30
of whole numbers, 11–12, 28–30
algebra,35–56
and change, 45–46, 55
and equations, 42, 50–52
and models, 53–55
and number properties, 43, 50–51
and ordering, 36–38
and patterns, 36, 38–41, 46–49
and sorting, 36–38
and story problems, 41–42, 52–53
and symbols, 41–42, 44, 48–49, 51
and variables, 51–52
angles, 89, 109
areas
change in, 117
estimating, 118–119
surface, 126
associative property, 28, 50

B
borrowing. See regrouping

C
calculators, 6, 16–18, 32–33
capacity, estimating, 108, 114–115, 120
carrying. See regrouping
change,45–46
constant rates of, 55
in perimeters and areas, 117
varying rates of, 55
charts, 53, 56. See also models
classifying
data, 130–131, 192
in reasoning, 175
shapes, 36–38, 58–59
communication, 181–188
and listening, 182
and math vocabulary, 182–184, 187
and mathematical skills, 187–188
and organization, 181
in problem solving, 159
in reasoning, 176
and representations, 195, 198 of strategies, 183
commutative property, 27, 43, 50
comparing
data, 132–134, 142–143
measurement, 100
and representations, 197
weight, 106–107
congruency, 75, 78, 85–86
conjectures, 174–176. See also hypotheses; predictions
connections, 189–194
between math and other subjects, 192–194
and mathematical relationships, 189–192
and mathematical skills, 192–194
between school math and home, 190–192
conversions, measurement, 105, 113–115
coordinate systems, 64–65, 80–84. See also maps, grid
counting, 3–4, 70, 89, 99, 174–175 skip, 4, 41

D
data
analysis of, 129–153
collecting, 136–140
comparing, 132–134, 142–143
conclusions from, 133–134, 147–148
describing, 142–143
predictions from, 147
and questions, 130
representing, 131–133, 141, 145–146
decimals, 22, 30–31, 53
computing with, 31–32
place values in, 18–19
denominators, 10, 21, 31
diagrams
53. See also models
Venn,100–101
direction, 63–64
distance, 63–64
distributive property, 28, 50
division, 12, 158
and fractions, 25
and multiplication,26–27
properties of, 27–28
speed and accuracy in, 28–30

E
English units, 111–114
equations, 25, 42, 50–52, 198

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Acknowledgments iii
  • Contents iv
  • Introduction v
  • How to Use This Book vii
  • Content Standards 1
  • 1: Numbers and Operations 3
  • 2: Algebra 35
  • 3: Geometry 57
  • 4: Measurement 97
  • 5: Data Analysis and Probability 129
  • Process Standards 155
  • 6: Problem Solving 157
  • 7: Reasoning and Proof 173
  • 8: Communication 181
  • 9: Connections 189
  • 10: Representation 195
  • Summing It Up 201
  • Appendix 203
  • Glossary 223
  • Bibliography 229
  • Index 230
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