Jerry Pallotta Twizzlers Percentages Book

ISBN 13: 9780439154307

Twizzlers Percentages Book

3.38 avg rating
( 81 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780439154307: Twizzlers Percentages Book
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Using Twizzlers candy as the teaching tool, young readers are introduced to the math concept of percentages, in a bright and fun mathematical picture book for young learners. Simultaneous.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

JERRY PALLOTTA lives in Needham, Massachusetts. His math books for Scholastic have sold more than 330,000 copies in trade.

From School Library Journal:

Grades 2-4--This colorful book uses Twizzlers as the device to clarify the concepts and will definitely get students' attention. The page that illustrates 100% has 90 red Twizzlers and 10 black ones arranged across the spread. However, readers who are not familiar with math may be confused as the terms "numerator" and "denominator" are introduced on page 2 but not defined until page 10 and on occasion a term is used in its own definition. In addition, the use of a talking spaceship seems unnecessarily juvenile and does not relate clearly to the candy theme. This disjointed approach is also apparent in the sudden introduction of baseball statistics as percentages; they are an abrupt curveball in the normal flow of the text and examples. Also, the mention of "rounding off" and the term "non-terminating decimals" on the next to last page create unnecessary confusion. A book with potential if used judiciously.

Edith Ching, St. Albans School, Mt. St. Alban, Washington, DC

Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Pallotta, Jerry
Published by Cartwheel
ISBN 10: 0439154308 ISBN 13: 9780439154307
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Your Online Bookstore
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cartwheel. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0439154308 Ships promptly. Seller Inventory # Z0439154308ZN

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 10.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
Published by Cartwheel (2001)
ISBN 10: 0439154308 ISBN 13: 9780439154307
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cartwheel, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0439154308

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 16.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jerry Pallotta
Published by Cartwheel (2001)
ISBN 10: 0439154308 ISBN 13: 9780439154307
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cartwheel, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Rob Bolster (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0439154308

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 33.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Pallotta, Jerry
Published by Cartwheel (2001)
ISBN 10: 0439154308 ISBN 13: 9780439154307
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cartwheel, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110439154308

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 37.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds