Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop

by Stuart J. Murphy

On Sale: 01/05/2000

Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop

by Stuart J. Murphy

illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith

On Sale: 01/05/2000

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About the Book

“Kids, young and old, fall in love with math when they see how real-life and effortless it becomes thanks to these books.” —Kimberly D. Mueller, Ed.D., First Grade Teacher, Ashbrook School, Lumberton NJ

Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop is perfect for teaching classifying to second, third, and fourth graders. Josh is the best collector on the block. And now he has something new to collect—rocks! Soon Josh and his best friend, Amy, have so many rocks they need to organize their collection. But how?

Kids will love the story and the illustrations by Cat Bowman Smith. Parents and educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding the math concepts a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works. The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives. 

Math skills are life skills, and the MathStart series supports success!

  • This award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy teaches math through stories and visual models
  • 63 books divided into three levels with 21 books in each
  • Fun activities kids will love are included to help parents and teachers emphasize the lessons
  • Engaging and relatable stories, with each story revolving around practical applications of the math concept presented
  • Lively art from top-notch illustrators
  • Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension

MathStart's unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780064467292
  • ISBN 10: 0064467295
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 01/05/2000
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:8.50 CAD
  • Ages: 6 to 10
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / Arithmetic
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics

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