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Unformatted text preview: Title: Amanda Beans Amazing Dream By: Cindy Neushwander Grade Level: Grades 2-4 Related Concepts: Amanda Beans book expresses and conveys different ways of grouping and counting that introduces multiplication without overwhelming the children with completely non-relatable material. Synopsis: Amanda Beans Amazing Dream is about a young girl who doesnt like multiplication because she can count anything and everything! She t ries counting sheep to go to sleep one night, but she stays up all night counting! Then the next night she dreams about sheep riding bicycles and carrying balls of yarn, but she cant count fast enough to count how many legs the sheep have, how many wheels the sheep have, or how many balls of yarn! Then grandmas come into the barn with Amanda and the sheep and they have knitting needles and start knitting sweaters with the sheeps balls of yarn, but before she can count how many knitting needles or how many sleeves to the sweater, the grandmas wrap her up in the sweaters! many knitting needles or how many sleeves to the sweater, the grandmas wrap her up in the sweaters!...
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