Engineering Marvels: Bridges Around the World: Understanding Fractions

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  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 730L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Item: 27463
  • ISBN: 9781425858124
  • Language: English
Description

Take a tour of some of the greatest engineering marvels--bridges! From San Francisco to Sydney, these feats of engineering have a unique history waiting to be told. Learn about the engineers--and the engineering--behind the most famous and revered bridges in the world. By integrating math and literacy skills, this high-interest math reader makes learning fractions fun and easy as students are engaged in reading about bridges.

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.

  • 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 their developing math skills.
  • 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, the narrative nonfiction text engages students in learning.

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