# Sir Cumference: And The First Round Table

Even the best ruler needs a ruler sometimes.

King Arthur was a good ruler, but in this math adventure he needs a good ruler. Geometry is explained with humour in Sir Cumference and the First Round Table, making it fun and accessible for beginners.

What would you do if the neighbouring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with a solution. But when your conference table causes more problems than the threat of your enemy, you need expert help. Enter Sir Cumference, his wife Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius. With the help of the carpenter, Geo of Metry, this sharp-minded team designs the perfect table conducive to discussing the perfect peace plan. Thanks to Sir Cumference and the First Round Table, even the most hesitant will be romancing math.

## Hands-On Topics Details Author

Year 1: Fractions: One
Throughout this Maths curriculum of England standard topic you will discover four engaging activities for young learners. Teach play dough fractions, then group and identify shapes by halves and quarters.

Year 1: Measurements: One
Explore this topic to help support your child or classroom in Maths. Children can use various worksheets to help with learning about the volume of water, or measuring the length of different items along with many other fun and engaging activities.

Year 2: Fractions: Two
This KS1 math curriculum activity focusing on fractions offers six exciting activities that your child will surely enjoy. These activities cover essential topics such as identifying fractions, name recognition, grouping objects, and number lines.

Year 2: Measurements: Two
Explore this topic to help support your child or classroom in Maths. Children can use various worksheets to try and solve a wiggly worm challenge as well as various activities looking at measuring height, length and even spirals.

### Publisher: Charlesbridge Format: Hardback Print length: 32 pages Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 Reading age: 8 - 12 years old Publication date: December 2014 ISBN: 978-1-57091-160-6

#### Cindy Neuschwander

Cindy is a native Californian, but she has lived in many places, including Germany, England, Austria, and Hawaii. As a mathematics education specialist, Cindy sought ways to make math fun, interesting, and comprehensible to her students. In 1992, while living in England, Cindy began working on her first book with this goal in mind.Sir Cumference and the First Round Table took five years to reach publication, but it remains a very popular book for its presentation of math concepts as well as for its amusing and exciting story. It has been followed by further adventures of Sir Cumference and his family. In her spare time, when she isn't writing or dreaming up new math adventures, Cindy enjoys activities with her family.

#### Wayne Geehan (illustrator)

Wayne, a graduate of the Art Institute of Boston, has been illustrating books, board games, and jigsaw puzzles for over 20 years. When he isn't painting in his Massachusetts studio, he enjoys being with his family, reading, and researching his family's genealogy.