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From world-class athletes to people who want to feel healthy, the science of fitness helps many people perform at their best. By using the scientific method to collect data from athletes, scientists are better able to understand how we can stay fit. This data helps athletes push their bodies to new limits and become stronger, faster, and better. By integrating math and literacy skills, this math reader makes learning how to multiply fractions fun and easy as students are engaged in reading about STEM topics. 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.
Additional 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.