May 2, 2011
DIGITAL PACKAGE FOR:
"Catching Daniel’s Interest" pp. 12-13
- Projectable PDF of this article
- Differentiated-instruction activities: BASIC or ADVANCED
- Hear a LISTEN-AND-READ PODCAST
EVEN MORE RESOURCES FOR THIS ISSUE:
- Print a BLANK CIRCLE GRAPH for pages 6-7
- PRINTABLE: This issue's skills review quiz
- NUMBERS IN THE NEWS:
Click for this week's story!
- STUDENT POLL: Do You Challenge the Music Charts?
- TEACHER'S EDITION: Download it here.
related to the articles and skills in the May 2, 2011 issue of Scholastic MATH Magazine.
For each, we indicate if it is intended for students, teachers, or both.
- “FAST MATH,” PP. 2–3
STUDENTS: Watch this video to learn the basic of sales tax.
- “CATCHING DANIEL’S INTEREST,” PP. 4–5
STUDENTS: From the U.S. Mint, here are a few other facts you might want to know before opening a savings account.
STUDENTS: Also from the Mint, more information about interest.
- “SUMMER VACATION USA!” PP. 6–7
STUDENTS: On this site from the U.S. Department of Education, you can make more circle graphs (pie charts).
- “UNCHARTED SUCCESS,” PP. 10–11
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: At Next Big Sound’s Web site, you can look up statistics for all your favorite artists.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Click here to see the latest “Social 50” chart from Billboard magazine.
- “WORLD CUP FEVER,” PP. 12–13
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: The official Web site for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: And the official site for the U.S. women’s soccer team.
- “AN IMPROBABLE RETURN!” PP. 14–15
TEACHERS: Here is a hands-on probability lesson your students might enjoy, from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
- BACK PAGE
STUDENTS: Take the Pythagorean theorem one step further by using it to find the perimeter of a triangle.