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Math Detective® B1 - eBook

Higher-Order Thinking • Reading • Writing in Mathematics

Grades: 7-8

Mathematics

Grades: 7-8

Mathematics

  •  Multiple Award Winner
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Description & Features

This 136-page book uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math.

Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can't just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers.

The questions in Math Detective® B1 are modeled after questions found on high-stakes math assessments, but require more critical thinking. These problems are excellent preparation for assessments that require students to explain and support their answers.

Stories are age-relevant, high-interest, and show students that math is integral to everyday activities. This book contains a lesson that explains the concept of evidence, a chart of activity topics and key ideas to help parents and teachers select activities, and detailed answers.

The activities in Math Detective® B1 are organized around these math concepts:
     •  Number and Numeration
     •  Operations
     •  Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
     •  Geometry and Introduction to Trigonometry
     •  Probability
     •  Statistics
     •  Algebra Concepts

eBook Ordering
eBooks are electronic versions of the book pages in PDF format. You can open the PDF eBook from any device or computer that has a PDF reader such as Adobe® Reader®. You can legally keep a copy of this eBook on three different devices. After purchase, you can immediately download your eBook from "My Account" under the "My Downloadable Product" section after you place your order.

Product Details

Item#: 03962BEP
Author(s): Terri Husted
TOC: View Table Of Contents
Type: Student Book with Answers
Media: eBook
License: Printable
ISBN–10: 1-60144-804-X
ISBN–13: 978-1-60144-804-0
Pages: 136

Awards

Informal Education Products Product of the Year Award Learning Magazine - Recommended Resource for Successful Teaching Award The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

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"Both the style of questions and the topics covered in these books are particularly helpful for students preparing for standardized tests. Beyond test preparation, the lessons are great for developing real-life skills that require a combination of reading, thinking, and math." - Cathy Duffy, cathyduffyreviews.com

Test preparation available for the following:

Math Detective® prepares students for many assessments, including:

TerraNova (CTBS) / TerraNova, The Second Edition (CAT/6)
Metropolitan Achievement Test (MAT 8)
Stanford Achievement Test™ (SAT/10)
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)
California Achievement Tests (CAT)
Florida State Assessment (FSA)
Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT)
State Assessments -- All 50 states
and many more!