Living Math Through History C1U1 Intermediate Level Book List
Upper Elem/Middle School Level Readers on Time theme: This Book is About Time, Marilyn Burns – Time history and what makes time The Terrible Truth About Time (Horrible Science) by Nick Arnold, time history The Thirteen Clocks by James Thurber, Fun story
Optional Historical Context: The Aztec News by Philip Steele (fun tabloid-style
Megaliths and Calendars, Discoveries Series by Abrams – Wonderful
pictures in these books, adult text.
Parent Resources: Multicultural Mathematics by Claudia Zaslavsky includes
activities; Native American Mathematics by Michael P. Closs – adult level
Additional Enrichment Easy Reading:
OUT OF PRINT, OUTSTANDING IF YOU CAN FIND THEM:
Base Five, by David A. Adler, a Young Math This is 4: The Idea of A Number, Arthur G. Razell Number Ideas Through Pictures, Mannis Charosh (Young Math Book) Solomon Grundy, Born on Oneday: A Finite Arithmetic Puzzle by Malcolm E. Weiss
How Do You Know What Time It Is? Robert E. Wells (outstanding picture book) Boom Chicka Rock, by John Archambault, Suzanne Tanner Chitwood It's About Time! Dina Anastasio Hello Math: What Time Is it?, Just a Minute! and Monster Math School Time
Pigs On A Blanket, Fun with Math & Time, Amy Axelrod – Very good picture book weaving in time in irregular increments as well as time zones (my kids’ favorite pig math)
All in a Day by Mitsumasa Anno – wonderful depiction of time differences between countries all over the world
Somewhere in the World Right Now by Stacy Schuett (time zones) Greg Tang’s books complimentary with groupings.
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