Numbers in the news.
the following things
in the paper:
number less than 10
that comes in
2s, 3s, 4s
number more than 50 the
days of the week
number more than 100
number that is more
than 100 but less than 999
symbol or word for
inches, feet, or yards, or centimetres and metres
schedule of some kind
your child with
supermarket advertisements in order to make up a list of food that will
feed the family for a week and meet a budget of a certain amount of
your child make a
chart and use a calculator
to work out the cost of more than one item.
the total for the
groceries is too great, talk about which items can be eliminated.
the list be cut
down by a few items or by buying less of another item?
will best serve the
needs of the family?
fraction of the cost.
your child a few
coupons and supermarket ads from the paper.
your child match the
coupons to some of the items in the advertisement.
fraction of the cost
is the coupon?
example, if an item
costs 79 cents and the coupon is for 10 cents off, what fraction of the
cost can be saved? (About 1/8.)
percentage are you
saving on the item? (About 12 1/2 percent.)
of the main ways
people use numbers is for planning.
how to plan how
much things will cost before going to the shop and how to read
schedules and weather information from the paper will help your child
understand the world.
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