Whole-y Cow! Fractions Are Fun: Fractions Are Fun

byTaryn SoudersIllustratorTatjiana Mai-Wyss

August 24, 2010|
Whole-y Cow! Fractions Are Fun: Fractions Are Fun by Taryn Souders
$19.95
Hardcover
Earn 100 plum® points
1% of net proceeds from this book helps children in high-needs communities through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Out of stock online.
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Buy In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

Learning about fractions isn''t always easy, but who says it can''t be fun? Using one very entertaining cow, math teacher Taryn Souders has devised a very clever (and fun) way of explaining fractions to beginning learners. One whole cow, calmly eating hay, decided to act differently on this particular day. One whole cow - what should we do? I know! Let''s paint one half blue! Prompted by a poem and a visual clue, students are asked to answer what fraction is illustrated in the cow''s antics, starting with halves and progressing into thirds, fourths, eighths, and tenths. What fraction of the cow is blue? Answer: ½ What fraction of the cow is white? Answer: ½ With the math problem featured as part of the artwork, students get an immediate sense of how to apply and understand the concept of fractions. How moo-velous! Taryn J. Souders lives in Winter Park, Florida. With a background in math education, she is passionate about keeping math fun for young students. This is her first children''s book. Tatjana Mai-Wyss was born in Switzerland. She remembers learning about fractions with the help of a typical Swiss cake. Tatjana has illustrated several children''s books and her work has been published in books and magazines in the United States and abroad. She lives in South Carolina.
Taryn J. Souders lives in Winter Park, Florida. With a background in math education, she is passionate about keeping math fun for young students. This is her first children’s book.Tatjana Mai-Wyss was born in Switzerland. She remembers learning about fractions with the help of a typical Swiss cake. Tatjana has illustrated several...
Loading
Title:Whole-y Cow! Fractions Are Fun: Fractions Are Fun
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.38 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.38 in
Published:August 24, 2010
Publisher:Cherry Lake Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781585364602

Look for similar items by category:

Recently Viewed
|