Item description for 190 Ready-to-Use Activities That Make Math Fun! by George Watson & Alan Anthony...
This unique resource provides 190 high-interest, ready-to-use activities to help students master basic math skills-- including whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percentages, money concepts, geometry and measurement, charts and graphs, and pre-algebra-- for use with students of varying ability levels.
All activities are classroom-tested and presented in a variety of entertaining formats, such as puzzles, crosswords, matching, word/number searches, number substitutions, and more. Plus, many activities include "Quick Access Information" flags providing helpful information on key concepts.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11" Width: 8.58" Height: 0.75" Weight: 1.86 lbs.
Release Date Feb 6, 2003
ISBN 0787965855 ISBN13 9780787965853 UPC 723812474363
Availability 67 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 16, 2017 07:57.
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More About George Watson & Alan Anthony
George Watson has taught almost every elementary and junior high school subject during his 28 years of teaching. He most recently taught special education classes for grades 8 and 9 at Alexander Junior High School in the North Battleford (Saskatchewan) Public School Division. Mr. Watson also conducts inservice programs for teachers, and parent-teacher organizations and speaks at local conventions. He is the author of Teacher Smart: 125 Tested Techniques for Classroom Management and Control and The Classroom Discipline Problem Solver, both from Jossey-Bass.
George Watson has an academic affiliation as follows - Canada North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada North Battleford, Saskat.
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Reviews - What do customers think about 190 Ready-to-Use Activities That Make Math Fun!?
Disappointed Jan 19, 2004
I was expecting a book of activities to liven up math. Instead, it is just a book of worksheets. Mostly problems where the learner uses the answer in a crossword, wordsearch, or some other type of puzzle. I'm looking for activities to work with students in groups of 3-5. Projects or activities to give us a break from lecture and homework. This is definitely not it. I was led to believe this book was for 6-12, but I would rate it for 6-8.
Pilot Teacher Apr 25, 2003
I am a pilot teacher. I used this resource book with middle years students in many ways. Individual students did some sections and tests as enrichment. They liked the interesting topics such as, how much does it cost to own a tiger. Another way that I used this book was with the whole class. The book contains basic math topics. We covered some sections as extra review for difficult chapters, like fractions. The exercises are self-explanatory. This is beneficial especially in a split-grade when time is divided between two grades. Also substitute teachers found the exercises easy to use. I appreciated the opportunity to pilot this book. The students' learning was enhanced. I recommend it highly. Thank-you. Corinne Baldwin St. Vital School Battleford, Sask.