Math Adventures Level 2
Series of 5 titles
Math Adventures introduces beginning readers to early math concepts with familiar themes, bright illustrations, and visual equations. Readers will learn the concepts of telling time, counting money, measuring, recognizing shapes and patterns, and solving word problems along with relatable main characters. With a focus on math curriculum standards, sight words, tightly controlled vocabulary, repetitive text patterns and sounds, and vibrant illustrations to match the storylines, children will learn key math concepts and develop reading skills.
These math storybooks include tools for teachers and caregivers, a table of contents, an index, and a picture glossary to reinforce new vocabulary. A quiz feature reinforces key takeaways for each subject.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!, STEM|
|Subject||Early Concepts, Science and Math|
|Guided Reading Level||H|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.5-2.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
SLJ Review of Math Adventures
Everyday family math situations fill this series. Children notice the various shapes among the kites at the park or check the clock while getting ready for a family trip.
Characters have a range of skin tones, hair textures, and culturally diverse names; some also use medical devices like hearing aids or leg braces. Back matter includes a review section that encourages readers to apply the skills presented in the story and a picture glossary to support reading comprehension.
FactSurfer offers links to additional online resources such as Wonderopolis or PBS Learning that extend exploration of each topic. There are also tips for parents and teachers at the beginning of each book.
VERDICT: Welcoming illustrations show children joyfully putting math skills to use in this introductory series for very young learners.