One Grain Of Rice

Author: Demi
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A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl.

The Power Of Picture Books In Teaching Math And Science

Author: Lynn Columbia
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351813935
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One. Grain. of. Rice: A. Mathematical. Folktale. Demi Long ago in India, a greedy
raja keeps nearly all of the people's rice. When famine comes, he refuses to
share the rice with his hungry people. A clever village girl, Rani, devises a
resourceful plan. After doing a good deed for the raja, she is allowed to select her
reward. Rani asks for just one grain of rice, doubled every day for 30 days. What
a surprise when one grain of rice doubles into one billion grains of rice! Rani
teaches the ...

A Grain Of Rice

Author: Helena Clare Pittman
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1524765538
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. This original story set in fifteenth-century China will captivate readers and perhaps teach them a little about mathematics.” —Booklist “Clever and quietly told in simple, yet evocative language.” —Kirkus Reviews “Any young ...

Every Book Is A Social Studies Book How To Meet Standards With Picture Books K 6

Author: Jeannette Balantic
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598845217
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11—Civic Ideals and Practices Teachers often tell us that their favorite book for
starting a unit on multiplication is Demi's One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical
Folktale. In it, a little girl devises a clever plan to get the ruler of India to be more
generous with his distribution of food. She asks the raja for one grain of rice to be
doubled every day for thirty days. Through the power of doubling, one grain of
rice grows into more than one billion grains of rice. As they read the story,
teachers often ...

Integrating Literature In The Content Areas

Author: Sharon Kane
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351813390
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CHAPTER 4 Fiction dents think it's a deal, it's certainly not a big one. They call
out things the recipient might be able to buy—a movie ticket? a new CD? a
sweater? a snowboard? That half-minute interchange sets the audience up for
the hearing of One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale, by Demi (1997). I use
my storytelling voice to read the tale of the selfish raja who gathered rice from his
people and put it in storehouses, but then would not give the poor any to eat
during a ...

The Big Book Of Children S Reading Lists

Author: Nancy J. Keane
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583349
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Cuyler, Margery. 100th Day Worries. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
, c2000. 32pp. Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the
one hundredth day of school. Demi. One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale.
Scholastic Press, c1997. 36pp. A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day
into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village
girl. Duke, Kate. Twenty Is Too Many. Dutton Children's Books, c2000. 48pp.

Impact Maths

Author: David Benjamin
Publisher: Heinemann
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8 (a) In the book One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi (Illustrator),
a young woman called Rani The total number of grains of outwitted the Raja to
gain food for her rice is 1 + 2 + 4 + 8 + 16 + ... starving people. Rani demanded
that she °0r' in P°we,r not3ation; be given 1 grain of rice on day 1 and each 29 30
day after for a total of thirty days the • • • + 2 +2 number of grains of rice given
should be doubled. Calculate the total number of grains of rice Rani obtained for
her ...

Literature Based Teaching In The Content Areas

Author: Carole Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452237611
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(1997). One grain of rice. A mathematical folktale. New York: Scholastic.
McCallum, A. (2006). Beanstalk: The measure of a giant. Watertown, MA:
Charlesbridge. McCallum, A. (2007). Rabbits, rabbits everywhere: A Fibonacci
tale. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. Neuschwander, C. (2001). Sir Cumference
and the great knight of angleland: A math adventure. Watertown, MA:
Charlesbridge. Neuschwander, C. (2006). Sir Cumference and the Isle of
Immeter. A math adventure. Watertown ...

Stop Getting Ripped Off

Author: Bob Sullivan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345520036
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17 As for that bar bet For more on the birthday problem, there is a great explainer
(and a little bit of math) in an article titled "Understanding the Birthday Paradox" at
BetterExplained.com, written by Kalid Azad. He blames self-centeredness. It can
be viewed at http://betterexplained.com/ articles/understanding-the-birthday-
paradox/. 18. In a wonderful children's book Demi, One Grain of Rice: A
Mathematical Folktale (New York. Scholastic Press, 1997). 1850 million
Americans Mark Roth, ...

Australian Curriculum Mathematics Resource Book

Author: Paul Swan
Publisher: R.I.C. Publications
ISBN: 1921750707
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English • Read Two ofeverything, by Lily Toy Hong, a book which adapts a
Chinese folktale and shows the pattern of doubling; Mr Noisy's book ofpatterns by
Rozanne Williams; and One grain ofrice:A mathematical folktale by Demi.This is
the story of Rani, a clever girl who outsmarts a selfish rajah and saves her village.
As a reward for a good deed, she asks only for one grain of rice, doubled each
day for 30 days. Eventually, this provides enough rice to feed the entire village for
a long ...