Literature-Based Activities Integrating Mathematics with Other Content Areas: Grades K-2 By Robin A. Ward In a three-volume series by grade level, author Robin Ward provides easy-to-implement, literature-based activities that integrate standards-based content from science, social studies, and the arts with standards-based elementary math content. Beginning with the rationale for and research to support interdisciplinary teaching, each book outlines a plethora of lessons that will provide you with detailed instructions for implementing the activities and your students with the benefits of integrated instruction. This first book in the series offers literature summaries, NCTM and other national standards, assessment notes, and related websites and books, for teaching children in kindergarten through second grade, making it a perfect early childhood classroom companion! "With all of the demands in our schedules these days, teachers need to be better at incorporating content within literacy [instruction]…this book does a great job of this." Tammy Brown, early education staff developer, Denver Public Schools "Refreshingly unlike other books and resources, I was pleasantly surprised that it was full of content and ideas that are easily implemented. Teachers need more books like this!" Amanda Guinn, kindergarten teacher, Monroe Country Community Schools, Bloomington, IN Robin Wardis a ten-year mathematics educator who has presented locally and nationally on improving mathematics pedagogy. She developed web-based materials for NASA, teaches integrated math-art classes to students in grades Pre-K-8, and offers professional development workshops for mathematics teachers. Robin is the Associate Director for Curriculum Integration at the Rice University School Mathematics Project and is the author ofNumeracy and Literacy: Teaching K-8 Mathematics Using Children's Literature.Ward, Robin A. is the author of 'Literature-Based Activities Integrating Mathematics with Other Content Areas K-2', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205530403 and ISBN 0205530400.