- Author: Linda Bertola, Agnese Baruzzi
- Pages: 72
Every kid can go on a fun math adventure!
Come along with the wizard's apprentice as he guides you through a very special castle. There you’ll discover powerful potions, secret passages, mazes, and more. But it seems the apprentice needs a little help remembering his magic formulas. Using a little addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and other math skills, fourth-graders can save the day!
This book offers a unique blend of the imaginative and the familiar. An endearing character guide takes the reader through the book. Each section begins with a fun story to spark your child’s curiosity. The setting and characters are a springboard for the math and logic activities that follow. The activities present relatable tasks, like reading a recipe or sorting books, within the context of a unique, imaginary world.
This book does not emphasize formal math definitions or terminology. Instead, math concepts are introduced gradually and naturally. Through this combination of storytelling and entertaining activities, even reluctant learners can grasp mathematical principles.
Included in this workbook is practice in the following skills:
- Understanding the place value of numbers up to 1,000
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
- Performing number sequences and patterns
- Comprehending coordinate points, grids, and maps
- Solving logic puzzles
Each book has colorful stickers to place on the pages. This approach fosters a positive attitude about math and motivates children to keep trying and keep turning pages. To reinforce concepts, suggestions for simple extension activities are also included.
Children of different ages and math abilities can enjoy this book equally. They can engage with the material on many levels as they explore, discover, and expand their understanding of math.
Suitable for ages 9-18