Iluminations: Averages and The Phantom Tollbooth

Students participate in activities in which they focus on connections between mathematics and children’s literature.

Using The Phantom Tollbooth as a literature basis, students explore the concept of averages.


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Math Topics
Mean, Median, Mode
Music, Art, and Language Arts Topics
Middle School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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