Learn how to express fractions as decimals while reading all about venomous snakes! From cunning cobras to bashful Belcher's sea snakes, this math reader will engage students with high-interest content and real-world connections that make learning mathematics fun. This informational text integrates math and literacy skills, and provides students with rich tasks that promote reasoning and critical thinking as they explore math in a meaningful way. Text features such as a glossary, index, and a table of contents increase understanding and build critical literacy skills, and the practice problems and mathematical charts and diagrams help develop students math and reading skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at home or school. Let's Explore Math sidebars and the extensive Problem Solving section provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned and develop their higher-order thinking skills. Working with fractions and decimals is fun and easy with this engaging grade 4 math reader!