Geometry Sleuthing in Literature
Mysteries and detective stories that highlight technical vocabulary can seamlessly become part of math class.
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Stimulate your students' interest in mathematics through literature. Create appealing problems for your students to solve using the poems of Shel Silverstein as contexts. Explore problems involving ratio and proportion, percents, algebraic thinking, geometry, and measurement.