Candy Bar Fractions
Students explore the relationship between caloric expenditure and exercise, and see a real world use for fractions as they relate to daily life.
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The Meaning of Multiplying Fractions with Visuals
Suggestions are given for how to address one of the seventh grade Common Core math standards regarding the multiplication of rational numbers. After addressing four real-world scenarios, groups discuss the breaking up of a chocolate...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Learning Fun with Hershey Bars
Compiled of 18 task cards and five worksheets, young mathemmaticians practice solving fraction word problems and other fraction-based activities with a Hershey Bar. The packet comes with sheets to record and keep track of all of the task...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 9 Overview
Visual models support young mathematicians with exploring equivalent fractions. Starting with a quick warm-up problem, children go on to work through a series of guiding practice problems before working with a partner identifying and...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Percents and Equivalent Fractions
Why convert fractions into percents? The video reminds viewers that percents are a fraction with a denominator of 100. Using equivalent fractions, the resource shows how to change percents to a fraction without a denominator of 100. The...
9 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Decimal & Fraction Equivalents
If a candy bar costs 3/4 of a dollar, can your mathematicians figure out the cost in cents? After watching this animated video, your learners will see that every fraction can be a decimal and every decimal can be a fraction. The video...
4 mins 4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Multiply Fractions by Mixed Numbers Using Visual Representations
Before teaching the rules of fraction multiplication, introduce multiplication with a visual model. Learners discover what it means to break up a whole number into smaller pieces to produce the answer with a candy bar.
3 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed