Item description for Mastering Essential Math Skills GEOMETRY by Richard W. Fisher...
Overview Produce motivated and confident math students with this innovative, easy-to-use system of teaching basic math! Each daily lesson contains three key components that can be done in only 15-20 minutes per day: review exercises, helpful hints, and problem solving. Teachers have the flexibility to modify lesson plans, while the program's structure provides a solid framework. Chapters cover points, lines, planes, angles, perimeter, circumference, the Pythagorean Theorem, estimating area, solid figures, volume, cubes, surface area and more. Help your students really master the essential math skills with enthusiasm and consistency. Answer key, chapter review, glossary, final reviews and tests are included. 80 pages, softcover. For Grades 4-5. This book is not reproducible.
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Studio: Math Essentials
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 11" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2008
Publisher MATH ESSENTIALS #458
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 0966621174 ISBN13 9780966621174
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard W. Fisher
America's Math Teacher, Richard W. Fisher, devoted over 30 years of his life to teache math. In this book he shares his award-winning methods. Many of Mr. Fisher's students advanced several grade levels in their math skill level in only one school year.
Richard W. Fisher currently resides in Los Gatos Grand Forks, in the state of California. Richard W. Fisher was born in 1947.
Reviews - What do customers think about Mastering Essential Math Skills GEOMETRY?
A bit overpriced, but still worth it. Nov 15, 2009
It's a good basic book which will serve someone well for that extra bit of study.
Hole-Free Math Skills Jun 16, 2009
In his customary succinct and painless way, Richard Fisher has written a series of skill specific math workbooks. Like an efficient patch kit, each book seals any holes that might exist in your student's math skills. I had the opportunity to look over these six, streamlined, no-fluff workbooks (just the way I like them). Fractions, Geometry, Percents and Decimals, Problem Solving, Whole Numbers and Integers, and Pre-algebra Concepts are individually and precisely targeted. Each subject is given a thorough yet simple treatment (a rare combination). First, by laying a firm foundation with the basics, building precept upon precept, and finally topping off the skills we have gained with final reviews to ensure hole-free mastery. With my limited understanding of math, I was able to easily comprehend the short lessons in the Helpful Hints section with examples. I could have used a little more explanation for the more complex concepts to nudge my brain to its grasping point; still, I was able to ascertain a concept by looking at the answer and figuring out how it was arrived at (I call it creative learning). I used Pre-Algebra Concepts with companion DVD for a review of Pre-Algebra and would unquestionably have used it as my son's primary text had I discovered this series sooner (the other books in this series do not come with a companion DVD). I recommend these books and will be using them for reinforcing any weak areas that crop up in my son's math comprehension.
Everything your student needs to know about geometry Apr 23, 2008
I reviewed all six of the new Mastering Essentials Math Skills titles at the 2008 NCTM Math conference. As a math consultant, I have always been a big fan of Fisher's book. It is amazing how much geometry is covered in just 80 pages. Each lesson is short and self-contained. All of Fisher's books have built-in review, a helpful hints section for each new topic, and lots of real-life applications. An excellent book that will provide students with mastery of the essential geometry skills. Also, lots of real-life applications. Highly recommended.