Synopses & Reviews
Dont Just Learn Multiplication...Master It! Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, paper, and pencil. Inside Marvelous Multiplication, you will explore and solve the mysteries of multiplication. Youll use ten tasty snacks to learn the one times table, get to know the ten times table using finger paints, and write a zany story using the multiples of a number to practice the multiplication tables. Youll go on to learn even more about multiplication by deciphering the fascinating puzzles of prime factors, exponents, and three digit multiplication while playing games like Prime Solitaire, Three by Three, and Fingers!So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!
Synopsis
Cards, dice, coins, and toothpicks are used to illustrate multiplication. Teachers are always looking for ways to make math interesting, and this book does that through dozens of fun activities and illustrations.
Synopsis
Don't Just Learn Multiplication...Master It! Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, paper, and pencil. Inside Marvelous Multiplication, you will explore and solve the mysteries of multiplication. You'll use ten tasty snacks to learn the one times table, get to know the ten times table using finger paints, and write a zany story using the multiples of a number to practice the multiplication tables. You'll go on to learn even more about multiplication by deciphering the fascinating puzzles of prime factors, exponents, and three digit multiplication while playing games like Prime Solitaire, Three by Three, and Fingers!So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!
About the Author
Lynette Long has a Ph.D. in psychology and an M.S. in mathematics. She has taught math and was a professor of education, specializing in mathematics education. She is the author of several children s math books, including Dealing with Addition and Painless Algebra.
Table of Contents
THE MAGIC OF MULTIPLICATION.
GAMES FOR UNDERSTANDING THE MULTIPLICATION TABLES.
Can You Eat Just One?
Pair It Up!
Don't Skip This Activity.
Counting Corners.
Nickel Mania.
Tallying Toothpicks.
Calculating Sevens.
Graphing Eights.
Hidden Nines.
Fingerprints.
Big Fat Zero.
Book It!
MULTIPLICATION PRACTICE GAMES.
Cover-Up!
Multiplication Tic-Tac-Toe.
Fingers!
Possible or Impossible.
Shout It Out!
Split Second.
Multiplication Search.
Off to the Races.
Multiplication Crossword Puzzle.
Multiplication War.
Unscramble.
Multiplication Memory.
Silly Multiple Stories.
Multiple Search.
Buzz-Bizz.
Multiplication Grid.
BECOMING MARVELOUS AT MULTIPLICATION.
License Plate Multiplication.
Amazing Multiples.
What's the Problem?
Flashing Factors.
Prime Factors.
Prime Solitaire.
Engaging Exponents.
Mental Multiplication Tricks.
Guesstimating.
Three by Three.
Handfuls of Change.
Annualizing.
MULTIPLICATION MASTER CERTIFICATE.
Index.