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Math Cure


MSRP: $29.95
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Order Number: 126.0131
Format : DVD
Theme:Math is such an integral part of our lives that we often doesn’t realize we are using it.

This episode based on the book Math Curse, is a zany and hilarious look at how most everything in our lives is math related.

LeVar tracks down, scouts out and sneaks up on math in action. He finds out firsthand that a factory, shipping company or artist can’t run without it.

A CD-ROM and Family Literacy Kit are also available for this episode.

Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Viking
 
Field Trip Segments
Math is Important in Organizing – LeVar find that using math as a way of thinking helps create solutions including organizing.
Math is Important in Art – An artist who creates ceramic tile murals demonstrates the many ways she uses math.
Math is Important to Federal Express – Students see how FedEx uses math from the time a package is mailed until it is delivered.
 
Book Reviews:  Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins; Twelve Snails To One Lizard: A Tale Of Mischief And Measurement by Susan Hightower; Pigs On a Blanket: Fun With Math And Time by Amy Axelrod.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your  math curriculum.  Math Concepts: estimation, time, sorting, classification, measurement, size relationships, problem solving, counting, graphing, spatial relationships.
Click here for Math Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Math Is Everywhere"

Click here for Parent/Family Activity

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance
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Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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