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STEM: Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Understanding Ratios

  • Age Range: 10-14
  • Grade: 6
  • Lexile: 920L
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Item: 27530E
  • ISBN: 9781425855239
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 513
  • Pages: 32
Description

Counting carbs, reading blood-sugar levels, and measuring insulin are just part of life for a person with Type 1 diabetes. An insulin-to-carb ratio lets them know how much insulin they will need for meals and physical activities. Learn what it's like to live with this disease and the importance of ratios.

This math reader integrates math and literacy skills, combining problem solving and real-world connections to help sixth grade students explore mathematics in a meaningful way.

  • Let's Explore Math sidebars and a Problem Solving section provide opportunities for students to practice what they have learned
  • The DOK-leveled Math Talk section provides critical thinking questions to help facilitate rich discussions while developing speaking and listening skills
  • Advanced text features develop academic vocabulary and critical literacy skills
Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
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