Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens

Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens

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Overview

Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure about place-value and counting by tens. Sir Cumference and Lady Di planned a surprise birthday party for King Arthur, but they didn’t expect so many guests to show up. How many lunches will they need? And with more guests arriving by the minute, what about dinner? Sir Cumference and Lady Di count guests by tens, hundreds, and even thousands to help young readers learn place-value. Fans will love this new installment of the Sir Cumference series that makes math fun and accessible for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570917288
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 07/28/2009
Series: Charlesbridge Math Adventures Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 107,642
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 7.68(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile: AD720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Cindy Neuschwander is an elementary school teacher who loves teaching math. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and writing stories. She thought up Sir Cumference while visiting medieval castles in England. Cindy lives in Pleasanton, California.

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“The last time we saw the king, he seemed a bit gloomy,” said Lady Di of Ameter to her husband, Sir Cumference, one evening. “His birthday is soon. Let’s give him a surprise party here at our castle to cheer him up. We could invite people from the entire countryside.”
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Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
NancyLibrarian More than 1 year ago
There was much less plot to this story than most of the other stories, but it is hard to make puns with the concept of 10s, there just aren't word plays possible. But the author does show that putting your numbers into 10s makes addition easier, and leads to easier math in other ways as well. I continue to recommend this series to elementary schools and home schooling families, it provides a fun way to instill math concepts into young heads--and refresh older heads, too!
MesserPicks on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is another fantastic author. She has tons of great math literature. This is an excellent book for place value! Love the 'Medieval' twist on this series!
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Duckyluck More than 1 year ago
Any person who teaches math to middle school students will love Cindy neushwander books.
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