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By Betsy Franco. Integrating math and American history, this book’s 16 activities address such topics as the geometry of Navajo blankets, the extent of La Salle’s land claims, Betsy Ross’s flag, African American quilts, colonial recipes, the Boston Tea Party, packing a covered wagon, graphing shifts in the buffalo population, the California Gold Rush, the Underground Railroad, the Pony Express, the Statue of Liberty, women’s suffrage, and presidential statistics. Reproducible student pages include historical background notes, a mathematical challenge, a list of relevant facts, and directions. Teacher pages include more background information, possible solutions to the challenge, and extension questions. Grades 5–8. Bibliography. 8" x 10". Good Year. 137 pages. ©1999.
This title is part of the series: FOURSCORE AND 7
8" x 10"