*Math Connects* is intended for use in all elementary math classes as a balanced basal approach to teaching mathematics. Math Connects is the elementary portion of the vertically aligned PreK to 8 Math Connects program.

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This program is designed to excite students about learning mathematics while at the same time providing teachers with all the tools and materials they will need to teach the program. Students will be motivated as they solve real-world problems such as creatures under the sea; emperors of the ice; and roller coaster physics.

CONTENTS

Start Smart

Chapter 1: Use Place Value

Chapter 2: Add and Subtract Whole Numbers and Decimals

Chapter 3: Multiply Whole Numbers

Chapter 4: Divide Whole Numbers

Chapter 5: Use Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 6: Use Equation and Function Tables

Chapter 7: Display and Interpret Data

Chapter 8: Develop Fraction Concepts

Chapter 9: Use Factors and Multiples

Chapter 10: Add and Subtract Fractions

Chapter 11: Use Measures in the Customary System

Chapter 12: Use Measures in the Metric System

Chapter 13: Identity, Compare, and Classify Geometric Figures

Chapter 14: Measure Perimeter, Area, and Volume

Chapter 15: Use Probability to Make Predictions

Looking Ahead to Next Year

Problem-Solving Projects

Student Handbook

- Built-In Workbook

-- Extra Practice

-- Preparing for Standardized Tests

-- Concepts and Skills Bank

- Reference

-- Photo Credits

-- English-Spanish Glossary

-- Index

-- Measurement Conversions

-- Formulas