Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Extra practice can help young problem solvers advance to more complex topics with confidence. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:
BASIC MATH Cash Crunch Calculating the value of money provides practical practice in adding and subtracting decimals.
The Mighty Marlock Guessing any weight is The Mighty Marlock’s gig, but sometimes he guesses wrong. Students decide where Marlock goes astray, reinforcing their knowledge of standard and metric measurement.
MATH GAMES & PUZZLES Number Factory Numbers go into the machine, but what numbers will come out? Students crunch the numbers to solve the puzzle.
Secret Location Students find points on a map, write the names of those countries, and then unscramble highlighted letters to determine the secret location.
MATH IN ACTION Skateboard Sort From a dozen skateboards with different designs and patterns, students determine the fraction of striped skateboards, skateboards with flames, skateboards with blue wheels, and other groupings.
Favorite Flavors Ira at Ira’s Ice Cream Shop is thinking about changing ice cream flavors. From a graph of the flavors people bought on a hot afternoon, students determine the most popular flavor, which ones sold in equal amounts, the fraction of people who bought Fudge Ripple, and which flavor should be replaced.
Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with 4th Grade Super Math Success.
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Published by Sylvan Learning Publishing Jul 06, 2010| 320 Pages| 8-1/2 x 11| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307479204