Using Literature to Engage Students Mathematically

Ann Wheeler, Joe Champion, Holly Dybvig

Abstract


In this article, the authors share two lessons that incorporate children’s literature with the Pythagorean theorem and area to engage preservice teachers (PSTs) mathematically. Sample responses, example texts, and future work are discussed.


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Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, D.C. http://www.corestandards.org.

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Principles and standards for school mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM, 2000.

Toms, K. Itsy Bitsy Spider, Make Believe Ideas Ltd., 2009.


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