Mission Addition

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Bibliographic Information: Leedy, Loreen. (1997). Mission Addition. New York: Scolastic Inc.

Brief Annotation: This book teachers simple math facts such as 3+5=8 in a creative manner.  It has a teacher, Miss Prime introduce to her classmates (an array of different animals) discuss how we add and get sums.  She brings a fun energy into literature and math concepts.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 1

Readers who will like this: Readers who are learning about addition and how math works would very much enjoy as well as appreciate this book.

Rating/Response: 4 This book has a lot of information, yet it brings real world items, like toys and money into account.  It makes learning how to add fun.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Does anyone know what addition is?  How do you know that?

Reading Strategy: Math

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great for introducing first graders about addition.

Posted by: Alexa Wachter

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