When I first started teaching first grade, I inherited many MathStart books. They are perfect for introducing new math concepts. Betcha is a story of two boys who use their estimation skills “in real life” to win a contest!
After reading the book and cutting into a pumpkin, your class can estimate the number of seeds inside and then skip count to find the real number! Math, science, and reading…all in one!Hop on over to Ramona Recommends to see upper grade suggestions: