A Geometry Tale
Dave Brown & Stuart Hunnable
This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.
Jacob's Angle is a mathematical short story chock-full of educational substance and entertainment value. Written for students in grades 4-6, Jacob's Angle tells the story of a struggling math student who begins to master basic geometric concepts through a shot put competition at his school.
Jacob's Angle bridges the gap for students who may find mathematical language inaccessible, acknowledging the deep connection between learning and story telling.
Features include several interactive quizzes to monitor comprehension, eye-catching illustrations and animations, as well as an in-depth reading response form that be emailed directly to the reader's teacher upon completion.