The Transcontinental Railroad

Math for the REAL World

This book explains how to use proportions to solve problems while examining the obstacles that were overcome to complete the first transcontinental railroad. Chapter Titles: New Ideas for a Growing Country, Early Trains, Starts and Stops in Government, Railroad Schemes, The Workers, Changing Ways of Life, Race to the End, The Railroad Legacy.

RL
Grades
5
IL
Grades
5-8
GRL
Z
Details:
Product type:
ISBN: 978-1-4042-6075-7
Author: Therese M. Shea
Copyright: 2010
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
GRL: Z
Lexile: 975L
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"