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Resources for Grade 4 to Grade 6

 Resource Description Grocery Shopping and Financial Literacy Here are some ways you can incorporate math when you and your child are shopping: - Comparing the costs of items - Estimating the bill - Rounding decimals - Staying on budget (financial literacy) Baking and Cooking When you and your child are baking or cooking together try: - Measuring amounts - Doubling, tripling, halving a recipe Walking Around the Neighbourhood Math is all around us and is an important part of our daily lives. Some ways you can incorporate math when you're taking a walk in the neighbourhood is to find math in the world around you ( e.g. arrays in windows, garage doors, apartment building windows, etc.). Travel You can incorporate math when travelling while: - Packing - Determining the time change - Measuring distance - Mapping locations - Budgeting Doing Mathematics with Your Child: Kindergarten to Grade 6 This resource provides many fun everyday activities organized by grade and math topic for you to do at home with your child.

 Resource Description "Sir Cumference and All the King’s Tens" By Cindy Neuschwander This story introduces the concepts of place value using a humorous medieval setting. "A Very Improbable Story" By Edward Einhorn and Adam Gustavson This story introduces readers to the idea of probability, as the main character has to win games with improbable outcomes to make it to his soccer game. "Math Curse" By Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith In this story, a young girl has a problem - she can’t stop seeing the math problems in everything she does! OverDrive ​OverDrive eBooks provides fun and informative age-appropriate popular fiction and non-fiction in a permanent always growing York Region District School Board eLibrary. Picture books, read along books, simple chapter books, graphic novels and much more are available for staff and students to be borrowed. e-Books can be read in any web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari) on mobile and desktop devices at school and can also be accessed via the Overdrive App on personal devices. Login Information: Enter 0+9 digit student number (example: 0123456789)

 Resource Description Blockus Blokus is an abstract strategy game with Tetris-shaped pieces that players are trying to place onto the board. To win the game, you need to cover the most squares on the board. The only catch to placing a piece is that it may not lie adjacent to your other pieces, but instead must be placed touching at least one corner of your pieces already on the board. Where is the math? This game supports the development and deepening of spatial reasoning, problem solving, as well as reasoning and proving. Rummy-O Rummy-O is similar to the Rummy you may play with cards, only you are trying to get rid of all your tiles by forming numbers into sets of 3 tiles or more, or 3 to 4 of a kind. The colours of the numbers on the tiles are like card suits. The longer you play, the more challenging and complex the strategy becomes. Where is the math? This game supports the development and deepening of problem solving, as well as reasoning and proving. Qwirkle Qwirkle is a tile based game for 2 to 4 players. Players work with the tiles to build patterns or match shapes and colours to score points. Where is the math? This game helps to build problem solving skills, along with reasoning and proving. Battleship Battleship is a guessing game for two players that uses coordinate grids to place fleets of ships. Partners need to use coordinates to guess the location of their opponents ships. Where is the math? This game supports spatial reasoning, specifically location and movement, as well as reasoning and proving, and problem solving skills. Grid Grid is a fun game that can support children in learning and reinforcing multiplication facts by visually representing factors and products using grid arrays.