** Anna Burago **

** “Mathematical Circle Diaries, Year 1: Complete Curriculum for Grades 5 to 7″**

This book contains everything that is needed to run a successful mathematical circle for a full year.

The materials, distributed among 29 weekly lessons, include detailed lectures and discussions, sets of problems with solutions, and contests and games. In addition, the book shares some of the know-how of running a mathematical circle. The curriculum, which is based on the rich and long-standing Russian math circle tradition, has been modified and adapted for teaching in the United States.

The material is intended for students in grades 5 to 7. It can be used by teachers and parents with various levels of expertise who are interested in teaching mathematics with the emphasize on critical thinking. Also, this book will be of interest to mathematically-motivated children.

The material is intended for students in grades 5 to 7. It can be used by teachers and parents with various levels of expertise who are interested in teaching mathematics with the emphasize on critical thinking. Also, this book will be of interest to mathematically-motivated children.

*The book is a joint publication of AMS (American Mathematical Society) and MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)*:

“Math Circle Diaries” on AMS web site

“Math Circle Diaries” on Amazon

# Supplementary Materials for the Book

Below are the links to the following materials:

- Difficult-to-recreate drawings and illustrations for the problems
- The description of the great math game Math Dominoes
- Errata in the book