## The Context for Learning Mathematics Series

Madeline Chang, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*Beads and Shoes, Making Twos: Extending Number Sense**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

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*Bunk Beds and Apple Boxes: Early Number Sense**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

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Contexts for Learning Mathematics (CFLM) uses rich, authentic contexts provide a backdrop for fostering a positive growth mindset through:

- the use of mathematical models as thinking tools
- tenacious problem solving
- the reading and writing

Antonia Cameron, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*Games for Early Number Sense**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

*Games for Early Number Sense*contains 24 games that you can choose from as you consider the needs of your students. The unit includes notes for each game describing the mathematical landscape—the

Maarten Dolk, Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Nina Liu

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*The Double Decker Bus: Early Addition and Subtraction**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

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*Measuring for the Art Show: Addition on the Open Number Line and Subtraction**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Willem Uttenbogaard

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*Minilessons for Early Addition and Subtraction**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

*Minilessons for Early Addition and Subtraction*is a resource of 78 minilessons that you can choose from throughout the year. In contrast to investigations, which constitute the

Nina Liu, Maarten Dolk, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*Organizing and Collecting: The Number System**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Patricia Lent

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*Trades, Jumps, and Stops: Early Algebra**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

*The Masloppy Family Goes to New York City*sets the stage in this unit for a series of investigations to develop several big ideas and strategies important in the algebra strand. Seven-year-old

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*Ages and Timelines: Subtraction on the Open Number Line**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

Frans Van Galen, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*Groceries, Stamps, nd Measuring Strips: Early Multiplication**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

Willem Uttenbogaard, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

**is one of three yearlong resource guides in**

*Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

*Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction*can be helpful in grades 2–3 as you work with addition and subtraction beyond the basic facts. These minilessons are

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*The T-Shirt Factory: Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction*(K–3)

*Grandma Eudora’s T-Shirt Factory.*Grandma Eudora is part of the Masloppy family—a large, endearing family that finds it difficult

*Contexts for Learning Mathematics*series. Throughout the series context is used to set the stage for learning. It establishes a terrain that will intrigue children and ignite their imaginations. The contexts are situations children can imagine—either realistic or fictional—that enable them to reflect on

*Learn more about the complete Contexts for Learning Mathematics resource at ContextsForLearning.com. *
Contexts for Learning Mathematics (CFLM) uses rich, authentic contexts provide a backdrop for fostering a positive growth mindset through:

- the use of mathematical models as thinking tools
- tenacious problem solving
- the reading and writing

Willem Uttenbogaard, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

** Minilessons for Early Multiplication and Division **is one of two yearlong resource guides in

*Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

*Minilessons for Early Multiplication and Division*is a resource of 75 minilessons that you can choose from throughout the year. In contrast to investigations, which constitute the heart of the math workshop, the

Antonia Cameron, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*Muffle’s Truffles: Multiplication and Division with the Array**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

In The Big Dinner the preparation of a turkey dinner introduces early multiplication strategies and supports automatizing the facts, using the ratio table, and developing the distributive property with large numbers. Strings of problems guide learners toward computational fluency with whole-number multiplication and build automaticity with multiplication facts by focusing on relationships.... more

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Chris Natale

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*The Teachers’ Lounge: Place Value and Division**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

*Contexts for Learning Mathematics*series. Throughout the series context is used to set the stage for learning. It establishes a terrain that will intrigue children and ignite their imaginations. The contexts are situations children can imagine—either realistic or fictional—that enable them to reflect on

*Learn more about the complete Contexts for Learning Mathematics resource at ContextsForLearning.com. *
Contexts for Learning Mathematics (CFLM) uses rich, authentic contexts provide a backdrop for fostering a positive growth mindset through:

- the use of mathematical models as thinking tools
- tenacious problem solving
- the reading and writing

**is one of five units in the**

*Field Trips and Fund-Raisers: Introducing Fractions**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

Willem Uttenbogaard, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

**is one of two yearlong resource guides in**

*Minilessons for Extending Multiplication and Division**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

*Minilessons for Extending Multiplication and Division*can be helpful in grades 4–5 as students work with multiplication and division beyond the basic facts. This guide contains

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Miki Jensen

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*The Box Factory: Extending Multiplication with the Array**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Multiplication and Division*(3–5)

William Jacob, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

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*The California Frog-Jumping Contest: Algebra**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

*The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County*—to develop equivalence and its use in solving algebraic problems. The context

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, William Jacob

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*Best Buys, Ratios, and Rates: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Lynn D. Tarlow

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*Exploring Parks and Playgrounds: Multiplication and Division of Fractions**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

Willem Uttenbogaard, Kara Imm, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

** Minilessons for Operations with Fractions **is a yearlong resource guide in

*Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

*Minilessons for Operations with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*is a resource of approximately 75 minilessons that you can choose from throughout the year. In contrast to investigations, which constitute the heart of the

William Jacob, John Michael Siegfried, Catherine Twomey Fosnot

**is one of five units in the**

*The Mystery of the Meters: Decimals**Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents*(4–6)

*Contexts for Learning Mathematics*series. Throughout the series context is used to set the stage for learning. It establishes a terrain that will intrigue children and ignite their imaginations. The contexts are situations children can imagine—either realistic or fictional—that enable them to reflect on