Multiply on the Fly

Bibliographic Information: Slade, S., & Hunter, E. E. (2011). Multiply on the fly. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing.

Brief Annotation: While working on multiplication facts, colorful pictures illuminate the pages with different insects.

Genre: Science/Mathematics

Grade Level: Pre-K-4

Readers who will like this: Readers who are beginning to learn their multiplication facts would enjoy this as well as teachers who are introducing multiplication to their students.

Rating/Response: 5 I thought this book was very cute and enjoyable.  I saw myself reading it to my students and having them answer the math questions as we went along.  I also enjoyed that the back of the book provided facts about different insects as well as math for students.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What is your favorite insect? Why?

Reading Strategy: Mathematics

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a mathematical book geared towards students who are learning multiplication.

Posted by: Brittany Billiet


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