Students will gain experience working with fractions and decimals while reading about venomous snakes from around the world. This book seamlessly integrates the teaching of math and reading, and uses real-world examples to make students comfortable working with fractions and decimals. The challenging practice problems, graphs, and sidebars provide many opportunities for students to practice their developing math skills, and apply what theybve learned to their daily lives. Text features include captions, a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to increase studentsb vocabulary and literacy skills and their interaction with the text. Math Talk poses problems for further thinking, requiring students to use their higher-order thinking skills.