Common Core State Standards has a huge focus on nonfiction text, but there isn't always a matching passage that supports core curriculum foci. This passage is meant to compliment, or provide an introduction, to comparing fractions with different denominators.
Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2.
Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size.
Perfect for your 3rd - 5th grade readers! Advanced math concept for 3rd, on grade level for 4th and intervention for 5th. Nonfiction comprehension quickie with cross-curriculum focus - mathematics. =)