PATTERN & ALGEBRA STORIES, K-8

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7. Colourful Patterns – $5


Who is scaring children away from math. Is it you?

Hoodie loves math but overhears Mom say she hates it. When Wolf offers a math surprise Hoodie wonders: Will Mom approve?

Content (K-3): repeating patterns; multiple representations; repeating patterns on a grid — 41 pages


8. Making 10, Stage 1 – $5


Random choices & staircase patterns!

Hoodie discovers patterns when making sums of 10. But something in Grandma’s house doesn’t add up!

Content (Gr. 1-3): addition fact families; visual / concrete representations of growing / shrinking patterns — 33 pages


9. Making 10, Stage 2 – $5


Random points line up?

Hoodie discovers graphical patterns when making sums of 10. But something in Grandma’s house doesn’t add up!

Content (Gr. 4-8): missing number sentences; plotting ordered pairs; patterns in graphs — 36 pages


10. Math Trains – $5


Growing patterns that change & stay the same

Piggy discovers growing patterns. When she plots them as bar graphs, some are steeper than others, and she wonders why.

Content (Gr. 1-8): growing patterns; parts that change or stay the same; multiple representations; variables & constants — 41 pages


11. Math Waves – $5


Circles make waves?

Hickety, dickety, dock, the mouse ran up the clock … and helped Peter discover math waves on clocks … and on car tires.

Content (Gr. 2-8): time; bar graphs; patterning — 43 pages


12. Scary Patio Patterns – $5


Patterns that grow at different rates

Wolf has a math problem involving patio stones of two different colours. Will Piggy be able to help?

Content (Gr. 4-8): growing patterns; area & perimeter relationships; rate of growth — 36 pages


 

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