Before the kickoff, jump ball, or coin toss of a sports competition, the playing surface must be prepared. After all, each sport has a surface with a purpose! Explore how partitioned shapes are also major players on the fields, rinks, and courts of popular sports. This nonfiction reader builds literacy skills, reading comprehension, and content-area vocabulary. Text features include dynamic images, a table of contents, a glossary, an index, and an answer key. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan that specifically supports guided reading instruction.