Focused Mathematics: Booster Pack: Level 8

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  • Grade: 8
  • Interest Level: 7-10
  • ISBN: 9781493880164
  • Language: English
Description

This Focused Mathematics Booster Pack is the perfect companion to Focused Mathematics Intervention! Extend your intervention instruction with high-interest math readers and student-friendly activities that promote problem solving and mathematical discourse through real-world connections. The flexible instructional format can be used with workstations, small groups, and whole-class instruction. The multi-modal activities accommodate different learning styles and provide hours of math practice per book, and the titles have been specifically selected to capture a wide range of student interests across the content areas. Give your math intervention program a "boost" with this essential booster pack!

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 6 fiction and nonfiction titles, 6 copies each
  • Overview Cards - 1 copy per title
  • Booster Cards - 6 copies per title
  • Management Guide includes instructional best practices, standards correlations, and differentiation tips
  • Digital Resources include PDFs of books and Booster Cards, and professional audio recordings of the books

Books - 6 titles, 6 copies each

Fiction and nonfiction books were carefully chosen to include a range of grade-appropriate reading levels and to support grade-level mathematics standards, with emphasis on each grade level’s Critical Areas of Focus. Each high-interest text features appropriately leveled content and real-world mathematics connections.

Where Germs Lurk

Where Germs Lurk

Level: 5.8

$8.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 14455


Write, simplify, and evaluate algebraic expressions to explore how quickly germs can spread! This informative title encourages healthy habits while allowing children to practice algebraic expressions and improve their advanced mathematical skills.

Land Animals

Land Animals

Level: 6.8

$8.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 14456


Practice solving equations and inequalities while learning about land animals from all over the world! Readers will learn how zoologists use mathematics to study land animals and will complete practice problems to improve their own mathematical skills!

Sea Creatures

Sea Creatures

Level: 5.5

$8.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 14457


Practice solving equations and inequalities while learning about sea creatures! Readers will practice functional equations, equivalent equations, inequalities, and algebraic expression with a series of exciting practice problems!

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Level: 8.4

$10.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25624


Cryptography is a mighty tool that has shaped the history of the world. The techniques to encode messages have evolved over time. Learn about the history of cryptography and its modern uses with this high-interest nonfiction book!

Power of Patterns: Coding

Power of Patterns: Coding

Level: 8.3

$10.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25625


Imagine creating a useful tool simply by writing words on a page. With computer programming, you can make this happen! This leveled text guides students to increased fluency and comprehension as they read nonfiction text about computer programming.

Power of Patterns: Fractals

Power of Patterns: Fractals

Level: 8.4

$10.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25626


Fractals are defined as shapes that exhibit self-similarity and high complexity. This high-interest reader introduces students to fractals, and teaches them new concepts and vocabulary terms, while increasing fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text.

Where Germs Lurk

Land Animals

Sea Creatures

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Power of Patterns: Coding

Power of Patterns: Fractals

Level: 5.8

$8.99

Level: 6.8

$8.99

Level: 5.5

$8.99

Level: 8.4

$10.99

Level: 8.3

$10.99

Level: 8.4

$10.99

Item Number: 14455

Item Number: 14456

Item Number: 14457

Item Number: 25624

Item Number: 25625

Item Number: 25626

Booster Cards - 6 copies per title

Each Booster Card includes 8 activities that require students to apply different strategies and use different modalities in their mathematics practice. The activities encourage mathematical discourse, promote real-world connections, and support and engage multimodal learners in mathematical practices and processes. Each Booster Card also includes a Mathematician Checklist that prompts students to their best work. Each card contains 100 minutes of activities for a total of 600 minutes.

Overview Cards - 1 copy per title

Overview Cards for teachers include a book summary, lesson objectives, guided reading level, lexile level, mathematics vocabulary, and cross-content connections.

Management Guide

This useful resource facilitates successful implementation of the program. It includes an overview of research, standards correlations, instructional best practices, and grouping and scheduling options. It provides differentiation suggestions to help English language learners and below- and above-level students access the content and communicate their comprehension.

Digital Resources

PDFs of the books, Booster Cards, student response pages, student activity sheets, and assessment rubrics are included on the USB device. Additionally, professional audio recordings of the books are also provided.

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