From Alexander Graham Bell to Steve Jobs, creative thinkers have revolutionized the way we communicate. Come aboard a young inventor's time machine as he explores the history of the telephone, one fraction at a time! By integrating math and literacy skills, this math reader makes learning fractions simple, relevant, and fun, and the real-world examples of problem solving allow students to explore the concepts in meaningful ways. Text features such as a glossary, index, and a table of contents increase understanding and build critical literacy skills, and the practice problems and mathematical charts and diagrams help develop students math and reading skills. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at home or school. Let's Explore Math sidebars and the extensive Problem Solving section provide ample opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. Working with fractions is fun and easy with this engaging grade 4 math reader!