Help students explore mathematics in a meaningful way with this high-interest math reader that integrates math and literacy skills and combines informational text, problem-solving, and real-world connections. Students will take a close look at patterns found in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and along the way, learn about patterns in arithmetic. Fascinating images of this national park and clear mathematical charts and diagrams help make learning arithmetic patterns simple, engaging, and fun. The book includes text features such as a glossary, index, bold print, and a table of contents to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. The extensive Problem Solving section and Let's Explore Math sidebars provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section facilitates mathematical discourse and higher order thinking skills with questions that students can respond to at school or home. Learning patterns is fun and easy with this engaging grade 3 math reader!