Math: Math in Children's Literature
These sites provide resources, ideas, and strategies in teaching math concepts using children’s literature. Covers math topics such as sorting, counting, time, addition and subtraction, fractions, measurement, money, and graphing. Includes lesson plans and book lists by math topic and age.
Children's Math Literature
Integrate literature into your math curriculum; locate the math skill to find corresponding literature.
10 Best Elementary Math Trade Books
Review the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recommendations for the best math literacy tradebooks for elementary school.
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Literature-Based Mathematics in Elementary School
Read this ERIC Digests article about literature-based mathematics in elementary school, includes: benefits of the literature connection, ways to use children's literature in teaching mathematics, the importance of context, and additional resources.
Illumination: Mathematics and Children's Literature
This site has lesson plans which connect children's literature to teach math concepts such as sorting and classifying, geometric figures, estimation of volume, a standard unit of measure, and concept of average.
Read Write Think: Draw a Math Story: From the Concrete to the Symbolic
In this lesson plan, students will learn about addition and subtraction, mathematical vocabulary terms, and models math story writing. Note: This site has links lead to external websites.
Children's Literature Books
This site lists suggested literatures which are organized by math topics and age ranges.
Discovering Math in Literature
This page gives suggestions and tips for teachers to pull math concepts from literatures. Note: This site includes banner ads and blogs.
Mathematics: Making a Literature Connection
This page provides literature books with suggested activities. The math topics are sorting, counting, time, addition and subtraction, fractions, measurement, money, and graphing.
SuccessLink: Literacy/Math Lesson
In this lesson plan, students will learn about multiplication facts through literature and skit.
SuccessLink: Math and Literature Lesson
Learn about money, estimation, and graphing though fictional stories.
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