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Literature: "Math Curse" by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

These sites have classroom activity ideas for the book “Math Curse.” Read what other children have written about their own math courses and try to solve word problems. There are biographies for author Jon Scieszka and illustrator Lane Smith. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on Everyday Uses of Math.


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This lesson plan employs "The Math Curse" by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith to teach students strategies for dealing with stress in their daily lives; includes: learning objectives; materials needed; teacher input; practice and assessment
These students participated in the online "Math Curse" project and offered solutions to different word problems and then wrote their own math curses. See if you can solve these.
This class activity is based on the "Math Curse" book and teaches kids math measurements by using M&Ms.
You can watch a video interview features Jon Scieszka's answers to children's questions. NOTE: Includes a link to moderated discussion boards and this site contains ads.
Read the interview transcript that Jon Scieszka talked about his books and writing.
This class activity is based on the "Math Curse" book and teaches kids everyday uses of numbers and relationships of numbers.
This lesson plan is based on the "Math Curse" book and aim to teach reading and math. Students will solve world problems and create their own word problems.
This lesson plan connects "The Math Curse" book with math and have students to create geo-critters from four shapes. NOTE: This site contains banner, pop-up, and other types of ads.
These sites show how math is used in our daily lives. There are examples, student activities, and interactive games. Students can explore how math is used in their homes, at the grocery store, and in sports. Includes links to eThemes resources on time, money, and word problems.

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