Math-terpieces

Math-terpieces

Book - 2003
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A series of rhymes about artists and their works introduces counting and grouping numbers, as well as such artistic styles as cubism, pointillism, and surrealism.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780439443883
0439443881
Call Number: 510 TANG
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Set theory -- Juvenile literature.
Counting -- Juvenile literature.
Art in mathematics education -- Juvenile literature.
Art appreciation -- Juvenile literature.
Art -- Juvenile literature.
Alternative Title: Mathterpieces

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Docenos
Nov 07, 2012

My 8 year old really enjoyed this book

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claudie
Aug 03, 2010

intro to multiplication

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Kuma
Nov 25, 2009

Cross-curricular brilliance! A famous work of art (with title, date, style of art, and artist name) is paired with a rhyming poem that bridges the art/artist with the math problem at hand.

Ex. a poem for Edgar Degas' "Ballet Rehearsal on Stage"
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Dancing Shoes
A ballerina strikes a pose,
another rests her weary toes.
Edgar Degas liked to portray
the varied scenes of a ballet.
Can you make 7 with these shoes?
Three clever ways earn rave reviews!
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And the second page of the lay out has a group of 5 green ballet shoes, a pair of pink shoes, a set of 3 yellow shoes, a group of 4 blue shoes, and a single reddish one.

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