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A Remainder of One
A Pair of Socks
by Stuart J. Murphy
Will the red and blue sock ever find its match?
Activities to Do Together: Ask your child to:
Predict whether each sock found is a match when reading the book, A Pair of Socks
Name the colors on the socks
Help match socks for the family during laundry time
Discuss with your child what it means to be a pair. How many objects are in a pair? What are some examples of pairs?
What does it mean to match? What are some examples of things that match?
Vocabulary for Building Math Concepts:
match, not far, pair