Connections: Linking Manipulatives to Mathematics

Grade Levels: 5-7

Connections interweaves the best in math topics and ensures that students make vital connections between their experiences with materials, oral and written language and mathematics. Topics include problem-solving skills, money concepts, geometric thinking, decimal concepts, surface area, ratio and proportion, place value, and more. Each book is spiral bound, 96-pages.

Connections: Linking Manipulatives to Mathematics

Lessons include:

  • Teaching instructions
  • Material lists
  • Sample student work
  • Solutions
  • Extension activities
  • Recording sheet masters

Connections Class Kit Grades 1-2

This manipulative kit includes the following items:

  • Bucket of linkercubes
  • Linkercubes for the overhead
  • Plastic pattern blocks
  • Pattern blocks for the overhead
  • Bucket of teddy bear counters
  • Teddy bear counters for the overhead
  • Bucket of coins
  • Coins for the overhead