Do you like comic books and comic book characters? If you love comics, maybe you will visit a comic convention one day. Join Zach as he learns about the history of comic book conventions and attends his very first convention--Comic-Con! Students will develop their division skills as they are engaged in reading about the fans, costumes, vendors, swag, and exhibits of Comic-Con. This high-interest math reader integrates math and literacy skills, combining informational text, problem-solving, and real-world connections to help grade 5 students explore mathematics in a meaningful way.
Text features include a table of contents, a glossary, an index, and detailed images to develop academic vocabulary and critical literacy skills. The Problem Solving section and Let's Explore Math sidebars provide ample opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section provides rich tasks that facilitate mathematical discourse and promote reasoning and higher-order thinking. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, TESOL/WIDA, and other standards, the narrative nonfiction text engages students in reading.