This is an activity based on the picture book Equal Shmequal. Equal Shmequal has ratings and 28 reviews. Donna said: The animals of the forest want to play tug-of-war, but have to get their teams equal to make i. EQUAL SHMEQUAL by. Virginia Kroll. After watching two children at the playground, Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how.

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I love using this book to teach about balance. This math adventure story was very enjoyable. I’ve learned that making literature connections in other content areas is beneficial in helping students make connections. Prior to reading, warm up with some number story recording that uses objects and symbols.

Mar equap, Mel Raschke added it. How can we make it balance, how can we make it equal? This is an activity based on the picture book Equal Shmequal.

Oct 11, Alesha Harris rated it really liked it Shelves: This is such a great book i real Other books in the series.

Mar 03, Angela rated it really liked it Shelves: Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how to make teams that are equal. Recent Kids Book Reviews.


Great way to portray the concept of equal throught animals in a game of tug and war. Print Motivation, Narrative Skills From cover: The book also shows the concept of equal by relating it to a balance scale. Charlesbridge Math Adventures 1 – 10 of 18 books. No eBook available Charlesbridge Publishing Amazon.

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Equal Shmequal Virginia L. Hattie Lambrou rated it did not like it Feb 28, They children will learn math while enjoying the battle of tug-of-war with the forest animals.

Copy and Paste the code below to your website or blog. Mouse and her friends decide to play tug-of-war after watching kids at recess. Students will be able to explain their understanding of fair and equal.

On another day, or prior to the tug of war session, explore the same idea of recording equal and not equal relationships using a set of balance bucket scales or a see-saw in a playground.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Book 1 33 reviews. Wonderful illustrations capture Mouse and her animal friends from whiskers to tails. Kroll has written numerous children’s books since her career started in the mid’s.


Equal Shmequal

This book is a book that covers the concept of equal. The various ways of fair, equal, balanced Nothing works until Mouse starts thinking mathematically. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The bear adds a touch of humor. Through various means they discover that equal numbers, equal weight, equal strength and equal effort can have different impacts of the game.

Tug of Wars and See-Saws This activity is based on the picture book: Her first book was equak in The bear eating human junk food is a whole ‘nother educational issue! Fun living math book.

Cute illustrations going forces in this math shmeqqual about what it means to be equal. Te Kete Ipurangi Navigation: She started writing when she had her fourth child. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Preview — Equal Shmequal by Virginia L.