The next day we read the book again and acted it out. Then I passed the kids out a button sheet to record the different ways to make 4. I had kids come up act out the story as we recorded our problems on a sheet.
I used the document sleeve I received from mybinding.com to record the different ways to make 4. I used red and orange to color the buttons and show the different parts. Then recorded the parts with numbers. I had this displayed on my board using my document camera and the students followed along. You can click here to get your own copy of the sheet.
I love using literature to teach math. What are some of your favorite books to use when teaching math? Leave me a comment with your favorite books.