Take a tour of some of the greatest engineering marvels--bridges! From San Francisco to Sydney, these feats of engineering have a unique history waiting to be told. Learn about the engineers--and the engineering--behind the most famous and revered bridges in the world. By integrating math and literacy skills, this high-interest math reader makes learning fractions fun and easy as students are engaged in reading about bridges. With detailed images, clear diagrams, easy-to-read text, and real-world examples of problem solving, this informational text will teach students to apply math to their everyday lives.
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.