Living Math Through History C1U1 Intermediate Level Book List
The Wonderful World of Mathematics by Lancelot Hogben. This is a classic you'll see listed on many math reading lists, older style of writing. Some pictures.
Mathematics: The World of Science by Irene Fekete, also older style, more visual than Hogben's book.
More advanced math readers: Pantheon Story of Mathematics For Young People by James T. Rogers The Story of Science, Volume 1 by Joy Hakim
Challenge Math for the Elementary and Middle School Student by Ed Zaccaro is an
optional MathFocus resource suggested chapters in all units.
2IMath Activity books suggested in Unit 1, and used in future units, see Parent
Letter for information on what to choose: The Secret Life of Math, by Ann McCallum – for younger kids in this level
Historical Connections In Mathematics by Wilbert and Luetta Reimer: Volume 1 - Pythagoras and Archimedes; Volume 2 – Thales, Volume 3 – Eratosthenes
Mathematics by Irving Adler
Algebra Activities from Many Cultures by Beatrice Lumpkin, there are activities ranging from easy enough for Primary kids to high school level. Most apply to Unit 1, some to Unit 2. Most of these activities are available free online at http://books.google.com/books
Multicultural Mathematics by Claudia Zaslavsky, very good for Intermediate, many of these activities are available free online at http://books.google.com/books
Optional Historical Context:
The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer is suggested as optional historical context. Volume 1 is scheduled in this unit.
Ten Kings and the Worlds They Rule by Milton Meltzer
Younger Intermediate Kids: Picture books from the Primary lessons often appeal to younger Intermediate kids and have the benefit of review of easier concepts. Families are encouraged to add these into Intermediate lessons as desired. http://www.livingmath.net/C1PrintableBooklists/tabid/1046/Default.aspx
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