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Text features include a table of contents, glossary, index, and captions to build critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary. The challenging Problem Solving section and Let's Explore Math sidebars provide numerous opportunities for students to practice their developing math skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, TESOL/WIDA, and other standards, this exciting title will engage grade 5 students in learning.