Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 2.6
Lexile Measure®: 400L
Guided Reading: L
- Historical Fiction
- Colonial and Revolutionary America
- Counting and Numbers
- Scientists and Human Endeavor
- Inventors and Inventions
About This Book
Bored with meetings, inventor Benjamin Franklin doodles on paper to pass the time. While writing down numbers in a box, Ben wonders how the numbers add up in rows and columns...and the Magic Squares are born.
This engaging title shows how Benjamin Franklin, inventor, writer and scientist, created a puzzle called the magic square to keep from being bored while serving as clerk for the Pennsylvania Assembly.
Includes step-by-step instructions for creating your own magic squares.