Lunch by the Numbers

From the Set Real World Math

Lunch is an important part of staying energized in the middle of the day. Readers will discover that using math to calculate calories and portion sizes can help them make healthy food choices whether they are bringing lunch from home or buying lunch in the school cafeteria.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 372.17'16
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790124), PDF (9781602791473), ePub (9781631379093), Hosted ebook (9781602791473H), Kindle (9781631372032)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

Library Media Connection

Whether going in the grocery store, planting a garden, or determining food calorie counts, students struggle with seeing the relevance of mathematics in their daily life, With this exceptional series Minden takes the normal events in our lives and shows how mathematics is both a pertinent and vital part of our regular routine. This easy-to-read series uses full color photographs, featuring girls and minorities to illustrate the concepts. These books are aligned to the National Mathematics Standards and Partnership for the 21st Century Skills framework, which looks at learning and innovative skills. Callout boxes provide the reader with supplementary information. Throughout each book are real work math challenges. At the end of each book are additional readings, web sites, answers to the challenge questions, and a glossary. This series would be an excellent addition for the health curriculum as well. Our students need to be equipped for living in the 21st century and this excellent series shows how math makes an impact on us daily. Highly Recommended.

Diane Guiett. Educational Reviewer, Columbus, Ohio

Author: Cecilia Minden

Content Adviser: Tonya Walker, MA

Boston University

Content Adviser: Steven Abrams, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

  • Lunchtime!
  • What's for Lunch?
  • Do the Math: Lunch from Home
  • Do the Math: Cafeteria Cuisine
  • Recess!
  • Real World Math Challenge Answers
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author