Life in Numbers: What Is Average?

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  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 5-8
  • Lexile: 880L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 6.6
  • Item: 28048
  • ISBN: 9781425849979
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 306
  • Pages: 48

Have you ever wondered how much time people spend on the internet or a smart phone? How about the average amount of time spent studying or doing homework? People use averages every day. Averages give the amount that is typical for a group of people or things. Averages can tell us a lot! Learn why averages are important with this engaging text!

Created in partnership with TIME©, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students are engaged in reading high-interest content.

  • Reader's Guide and Try It! provide extensive language-development activities to develop critical thinking
  • Table of contents, glossary, and index help increase comprehension and strengthen academic vocabulary
  • A fun culminating activity challenges students to calculate averages in their daily lives
  • Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards