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Literature & Math: Stories about Buildings

Develop math and science skills through literature-based activities for Great Buildings by Anne Lynch and Building Big by David Macaulay. Students will work collaboratively to design a scaled model or diorama of a great building or structure. They will present facts about their structure to the class and discuss the mathematics and technology used in the structure's engineering design.
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Literature-Based Activities for Integrating Mathematics with Other Content Areas 6-8
Robin A. Ward
Literature-Based Activities for Integrating Mathematics with Other Content Areas, Grades 6-8 provides easy-to-implement, literature-based activities that connect standards-based grades 6-8 mathematics lessons with concepts derived from science, social studies, and the arts standards.

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