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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg. Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg. Illustrations of anamorphic imagery, seen as distortions of optical images, enhance a version of one of Carl Sandburg's most beloved poems, complete with the poet's own fascinating method of calculation.
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More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Arithmetic. Feb 24, Sarah Rourke rated it it was amazing Shelves: children-s-poetry. Personal Reaction: I enjoyed this book. It was quick and easy to read as well as informative. It will be a fun book to read to kids, and they will easily stay engaged. Purposes: Read aloud to students in 1st through 3rd grade. This book is upbeat, rhyming, and teaches certain tricks to remembe Personal Reaction: I enjoyed this book. This book is upbeat, rhyming, and teaches certain tricks to remembering facts about arithmetic.
They are mostly numbers that are sprawled out across the pages. They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page. This adds emphasis to understanding and staying engaged.
Oct 15, Miri rated it liked it Shelves: childrens-books. This was a lot more interesting after I read the explanation, which is, for some reason, at the end of the book. The illustrations are anamorphic, which means they're distorted to make you look at things differently. You hold the book partially open and look with your eye close to the red arrow.
The best page is the one where you hold the mylar sheet included in the front cover in a cylindrical shape, or around a soda can, and place it on the page. It looks very cool. I like this poetry book more for the illustrations. There was some interesting optical illusions to study. Jun 13, Heather Edrington rated it really liked it Shelves: informational , math. Children would be interested in the pictures in this book.
The story that accompanies the pictures is short but good. Apr 27, Beth rated it it was amazing Shelves: for-school. I like the whimsical nature of the poem. The artwork is intriguing. This poem would make a great opening day activity with intermediate or middle school students. Jhellllllllll rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Yomna Saber rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Ian Foutz rated it really liked it Jul 23, Ash Connell-Gonzalez rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Jun 13, Sara Taylor-hughes rated it liked it Shelves: math.
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About Carl Sandburg. Carl Sandburg. Carl August Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. Mencken called Carl Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat". Books by Carl Sandburg. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more Trivia About Arithmetic.
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