This is an activity based on the picture book Equal Shmequal. Equal Shmequal has ratings and 28 reviews. Donna said: The animals of the forest want to play tug-of-war, but have to get their teams equal to make i. EQUAL SHMEQUAL by. Virginia Kroll. After watching two children at the playground, Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how.
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Oct 11, Alesha Harris rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 01, Chris Hays rated it liked it Shelves: Mouse and her friends want to shmrqual tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how to make teams that are equal. Apr 21, Sally rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 12, Haley Sterritt rated it liked it Shelves: Apr shmeqhal, Fariba Aadelvand rated it really liked it Shelves: Best for equla ages 8 and up Early Literacy Skills: Will it be fair, will they be equal?
Not many students will take this on their own, but a class learning about scales or size this works as an intro. This math adventure story was very enjoyable. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s They children will learn math while enjoying the battle of tug-of-war with the forest animals. Charlesbridge Math Adventures 1 – 10 of 18 books.
Equal Shmequal (Math Adventures) Book Review and Ratings by Kids – Virginia Kroll
Equal Shmequal would be a nice read aloud for PreK-1st graders. Equal, Shmequal Virginia L. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll. Since the book also introduces other mathematical vocabulary, I believe this book would best be used as an introduction. With both teams equal, the effort to win the tug-of-war is also equal. Is that true if they are in a tug of war? What does it mean to be equal? Mar 03, Angela rated it really liked it Shelves: Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how to make teams that are equal.
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She also has written a number of books under the pseudonym Melrose Cooper to mask her tremendous output in so short a time. Prior to reading, warm up with some number story recording that uses objects and symbols. They try dividing up by meat-eaters and plant-eaters; then they try those that have fur versus those without.
Finally, they line up on the teeter-totter, shifting sides until the board balances. Carla rated it it was amazing Feb 18, In order to have fun at a game of tug-of-war, forest animals balance the teams by using a see-saw.
It also touches on halves and math terminology. Mouse and her friends decide to play tug-of-war after watching kids at recess. Wonderful illustrations capture Mouse and her animal friends from whiskers to tails. I love using this book to teach about balance.
Neither side is victorious until Bear is distracted by the buzz of bees. Communicate and explain counting, grouping, and equal-sharing strategies, using words, numbers, and pictures. Apr 29, Christine Turner rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is about how a group of animal friends get together to try and play tug-a-war that they all saw some children The story ended with Bear’s “Time for a honey break. Good math literature resource for K-3 or so. Communicate ehmequal interpret simple additive strategies, using words, diagrams picturesand symbols.
Also good to incorporate in discussion on animals.
This is a wonderful book to introduce the concept of equal part as a starter for faction. Fun living math book. Jan 25, Donna Mork rated it really liked it. She started writing when she had her fourth child.