Yellowstone National Park is a unique place known for its geysers, hot springs, and waterfalls. Bears, buffalo, cougars, and coyote are some of the wild animals that make their homes there. Take a trip to Yellowstone and learn about its sights, sounds, and creatures. Students will develop their skills at calculating volume as they are engaged in reading about America's first national park. This high-interest math reader integrates math and literacy skills, combining informational text, problem-solving, and real-world connections to help grade 5 students explore mathematics in a meaningful way.
Nonfiction text features include a table of contents, a glossary, an index, and detailed images to develop academic vocabulary and critical literacy skills. The Problem Solving section and Let's Explore Math sidebars provide ample opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section provides rich tasks that facilitate mathematical discourse and promote reasoning and higher-order thinking. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, TESOL/WIDA, and other standards, this intriguing title makes learning volume fun and easy.