Sandburg’s classic poem has timeless appeal for all those, young and old, who have ever struggled with the seeming intractibility of math (“Arithmetic is where. Arithmetic. Carl Sandburg. “Arithmetic” is a free verse poem – a poem without rhyme or regular meter. In this poem, Carl Sandburg lists his thoughts. Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head. Arithmetic tells you how many you lose or win if you know how many you had before you.

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Amrenej Valledor marked it as to-read Jan 16, Sandra Marie marked it as to-read Jan 08, This poem would make a great opening day activity with intermediate or middle school students. Igraine added it Feb 23, Jun 13, Sara Taylor-hughes rated it liked it Shelves: The artwork is intriguing.

Maya rated it liked it May 30, I like this poetry book more for the illustrations. Dane Arvee marked it as to-read Dec 04, Beverly rated it liked it Jan 09, Books by Carl Sandburg. Elizabeth marked it as to-read Mar 05, Various events which are recognized as happenings or feelings someone has or experiences.


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Mencken called Carl Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”. Vinia Faye marked it as byy Mar 12, Awesome poem, I always hated anything to do with arithmetic but i have seen them in different light.

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They are mostly numbers that are sprawled out across the pages. Veronica Legaspi added it Dec 11, Marlon marked it as to-read Dec 01, Eliyas added it Jul 10, Good for middle school math. Refresh and try again. The illustrations are anamorphic, which means they’re distorted to make you look at things differently. Hardcover27 pages. This was a lot more interesting after I read the explanation, which is, for some reason, at the end of the book.

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Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg

arjthmetic They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page. Karen rated it really liked it Dec 20, The story that accompanies the pictures is short but good.


Ha ha ha A humorous poem on arithmetics, really enjoyable. Children would be interested in the pictures in this book. Evelia marked it as to-read Nov 11, Preview — Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg.

He is highly versed and has a wonderful manner of expressing his explanations and is simply better qualified than myself. Arithmetic Out of your head!

Arithmetic – Poem by Carl Sandburg

For more info see http: Illustrations of anamorphic imagery, seen as distortions of optical images, enhance a version of one of Carl Sandburg’s most beloved poems, complete with the poet’s own fascinating method of calculation. Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg.

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