Algebra 1 Class Notebook

Gillespie, Rachele Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description I created an online version of my students interactive class notebooks that they can access from home to study, review, or even make-up missed note-taking activities. Readability Since it is composed of many different math texts, I did not identify a readability. Use in Class My students use […]

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Stand and Deliver

Menéndez, R. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description This is a movie about a math teacher and his students at a high school in a low-income area, the successes they achieved, and the difficulties they faced in proving to others that they were capable of great things. Readability Since it is not a written text, I […]

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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Neuschwander, C. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description This is a fictional story that helps students explore the concepts of area, perimeter, length, diameter, and radius. These are important geometric concepts that are commonly used in word problems on the Algebra 1 SOL test. Readability Frye Readability Level 5 Use in Class Since this is a […]

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Five Equations that Changed the World

Guillen, M. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description This is a nonfiction text tells the history and impact of five important mathematical discoveries. It explains how these equations came to be discovered and how they have influenced the world of mathematics. Readability Frye Readability Level 11 Use in Class Since this is a dense text with […]

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Real Life Math

, Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 10.5 Description <strong>“Linear Functions” (Real Life Math pg. 50) </strong> This is a nonfiction text that provides a number of real-world applications of linear functions and equations. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 10.5 Use in Class Since this is a dense text with a high readability level, I would use […]

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My Thirteenth Winter

Abeel, S. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 7.9 Description This book is a memoir of a girl who struggles with a math-related learning disability. It provides insight into the struggle of living with a learning disability that some of my students might relate to. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 7.9 Use in Class I would use […]

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Pizza Counting

Dobson, C. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 5.0 Description This is a nonfiction text that helps kids explore fractions and decimals. It explains fractions and decimals as they relate to pizza. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 5.0 Use in Class Since this is a children’s book with a low readability level, I would use this text […]

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How Math Works

Vorderman, C. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 10.2 Description <strong>“Fractions and Decimals” (How Math Works, pg. 34)</strong> This is a nonfiction text that tells the history of fractions and decimals. It explains how fractions and decimals came to be used in the world of mathematics and how they work. Readability Flesch Kincaid Reading Level 10.2 Use […]

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Journey Through the World of Numbers

Dyke, J. Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 7.0 Description This narrative story explains the real number system and the specific classifications of numbers within the real number system. It helps students understand the difference between irrational and rational numbers and the special types of rational numbers including natural numbers, whole numbers, and integers. Readability Flesch Kincaid […]

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