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A Remainder of One
A Pair of Socks
by Stuart J. Murphy
A colorful sock is looking for its match. It believes it will never be worn unless it is part of a pair.
Activities for A Pair of Socks:
What Belongs Together? (English)
¿Cuales Pertenece Juntos? (Spanish)
Resources for A Pair of Socks:
Full Book Review (English)
Brief Book Review (English)
Will the red and blue sock ever find its match?
Topics: matching, comparisons
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
Questions for Mathematical Thinking:
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
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