Math Hunt Books and Resources
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8
From Unit Plan: Math Hunt
12 Real-Life Math Projects Kids Will Love by Todd Schroeder (Grades 4-8)
These easy and engaging math projects help kids apply standards-based math skills to real-life situations.
The Best of Times by Greg Tang (Grades 3-5)
Through brief, witty rhymes and hilarious full-color pictures, Greg Tang offers clever, straightforward math techniques that help students master multiplication.
Internet Made Easy: Internet Scavenger Hunts for the Topics You Teach by Karen Leiviska (Grades 4-8)
Step-by-step reproducibles help you plan ten exciting Internet explorations that enrich learning and provide students with opportunities to develop Web-based research skills.
The Kid's Guide to Research by Deborah Heiligman (Grades 4-8)
Developed in cooperation with the New York Public Library, this comprehensive resource covers all skills needed to do effective research.
Look It Up! Great Activities for Learning How to Use Reference Books by Jennifer O'Neil Plummer (Grades 3-6)
Engaging activities help kids explore atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, and more.
Math for All Seasons by Greg Tang (Grades 3-5)
Zany riddles and bright graphics make practicing addition fun!
Math Appeal by Greg Tang (Grades 2-5)
Students discover new ways to solve problems in this rhyming book that puts math in a new light.
Math Word Problems Made Easy: Grade 6 by Jill Safro (Grade 6)
Surefire strategies with 100+ guided and independent practice problems help students tackle a variety of challenging word problems.
Scholastic's classroom magazine provides nonfiction and fiction-based exercises that help teach math, math articles that connect learning to the real world, and interactive activities to get kids excited about numbers.
Math Shop Lab Pack
A software program filled with kid appeal, these engaging activities cover eight key math areas at five levels.
Recommended Web sites
Math in Daily Life
An excellent resource for looking at math in everyday life, this Web site presents math in situations such as cooking and saving money.
What Good Is Math?
Created by the Education Department of the University of Richmond, this site explores the question "What Good Is Math?" with real-life situations in math terms.