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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BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 19, Aritnmetic for telling us about the problem. Marwa Arafa marked it as to-read Apr 08, It was quick and easy to read as well as informative. Preview — Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg. Ian Foutz rated it really liked it Jul 23, Poems by Carl Sandburg: Evelia marked it as to-read Nov 11, Eliyas added it Jul 10, Read aloud to students in 1st through 3rd grade.


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I’ve spend years and years racking my brain trying to remember just a little bit of the poem to search for it and now I’ve finally found it! Elizabeth marked it as to-read Mar 05, Comments about Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg.

The story that accompanies the pictures is short but good. Kelly marked it as to-read Jan 08, Lists with This Book. Funny and interesting calculation of arithmetic Various events which are recognized as happenings or feelings someone has or experiences.

Someone please help me with the line by line explanation of this poem Report Reply. This book is upbeat, rhyming, and teaches certain tricks to remembering facts about arithmetic.

Greetings, Paul Report Reply. Ha ha ha A humorous poem on arithmetics, really enjoyable. Enjoyed it thoroughly, though I have catl been scared of the subject in school.

Return to Book Page. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln.


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With the muse of calculation. Beverly rated it liked it Jan 09, The best page is the one where you hold the mylar sheet included in the front cover in a cylindrical shape, or around a soda can, and place it on the page. Open Preview See a Problem?

They are mostly numbers that are sprawled out across the pages. Refresh and try again. This book is not arlthmetic featured on Listopia. This poem is filled with American anachronisms. Mencken called Carl Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”. It looks very cool. The artwork is intriguing.

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