Great Estimations


      Great Estimations
How many jelly beans are on this book s cover Don t count estimate If someone handed you a big bowl of jelly beans, how would you figure out how many there are You could count them, one by one or you could estimate Do you see than five jelly beans Less than a million This unique book will show you how to train your eyes and your mind to make really great estimations by making estimating into a game Jelly beans are just the beginning This title has Common Core connections Great Estimations is a 2007 Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year. Free Read Great Estimations [ By ] Bruce Goldstone [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Bruce Goldstone is the author of several books, including 100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days, Great Estimations, Greater Estimations and The Beastly Feast He has worked in educational publishing for nearly twenty years Growing up in Ohio, Bruce fell in love with reading and the magic of words, and even back then he knew he wanted to be a writer Books have always been an important part of his life, from buying used paperbacks to his first job, shelving books as a library page He now lives in New York City with a plethora of pets including one dog, three parakeets, and an aquarium.http us.macmillan.com author bruceg

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      Great Estimations
 author Bruce Goldstone For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Great Estimations
  • Bruce Goldstone
  • English
  • 17 February 2019
  • 0805074465

10 thoughts on “ Great Estimations

  1. says:

    I came upon Great Estimations through my Math Methods course as a possibile selection for a children s book based lesson, but alas the concept didn t align with fifth grade standards This was a fantastic find nevertheless.The photograph illustrations make the book Kids understand math when it is presented in real world situations They can understand making a guess about how many jelly beans are in a...

  2. says:

    This is a great resource for teaching kids some concrete ways to improve in estimation skills However, I prefer Bruce Goldstone s 2nd book on this topic, Greater Estimations I feel like that one is a littlefun, has greater variety, and givesopportunity to practice different types of estimation skills Plus, the epilogue at ...

  3. says:

    Definitely worth reading for kids learning their estimations.

  4. says:

    This is an amazing book for teaching children about estimation I find that this is a difficult topic to teach about other than loads of practice This book teaches children about training their eyes to estimate knowing what groups of 10 and 100 look like , how to clump count groups of objects, how to box count items, and how to make estimations of items in jars and containers The books progresses from simpler estimation techniques todifficult ones so I could see introducing each topic, This is an amazing book for teaching children about estimation I find that this is a difficult topic to teach about other than loads of practice This book teaches children about training their eyes to estimate knowing what groups of 10 and 100 look like , how to clump count groups of objects, how to box count items, and how to make estimations of items in jars and containers The books progresses from simpler estimation techniques todifficult on...

  5. says:

    Uses every day items and shows how children can group and then count by the number of groups given an estimated total The book is well categoried so students of different ability levels can learn something new Shows how students can round things to 10, 100, 1000 places Let say there is a group of 100, the book circles a group of ten, then shows you how to estimate grouping additional intervals of that number For an extension, teacher can take items in the classroom such as unifix cubes or Uses every day items and shows how children can group and then count by the number of groups given an esti...

  6. says:

    Another great book about estimating It explains how to train your eye to look at groups of tens, hundreds and thousands then estimate from there It also explains clump counting and how to make clumps of 10 objects in a clump then figure out how many objects that way Box and count is explained, too It tells you to break the picture into 100 boxes then count the objects in one of those boxes and multiply by 100 ...

  7. says:

    A great non fiction math children s book It s all about estimating Fun and colorful pictures accompany numerous different estimation strategies Hints are provided along the way to encourage even the most hesitant estimators The estimations start easy and beco...

  8. says:

    I use this every year in my introduction to estimation There is little else my students stubbornly refuse to do than estimate I think this is because we never give them truly enormous quantities to physically estimate, so they never see why...

  9. says:

    Great Estimations discusses the topic of estimation It has everyday items that children are familiar with such as jelly beans, people, and rabbits The book also gives strategies on how to estimate large numbers of objects T...

  10. says:

    A great math picture book Noble, my fact lovin kiddo, is going to eat this book up It trains your eye to read and estimate Great introduction to estimates, as well as follow up fun for those of us that know how to already.

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