Life in Numbers: What Is Average?

Life in Numbers: What Is Average?

by Lesley Ward


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You don't need to be a math teacher to understand and use averages. Farmers look at the rainfall average to figure out the best times to plant crops. Scientists perform experiments several times and calculate the average to see if their results are accurate. Learn about averages with this full-color informational text that is packed with fun facts, fascinating sidebars, and high-interest content. Featuring TIME© content and images, this full-color nonfiction book has text features such as a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills. The Reader's Guide and extended Try It! activity increase understanding of the material, and develop higher-order thinking. Check It Out! offers print and online resources for additional reading. Keep students reading from cover to cover with this captivating text!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781425849979
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: TIME®: Informational Text
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

What Is Average? 4

We the People 6

Fun and Games 14

Furry Friends 20

School Daze 26

Definitety Not Average! 38

Life of Averages 40

Glossary 42

Index 44

Check It Out! 46

Try It! 47

About the Author 48

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