Fifth graders differentiate between large and small fractions using drawings to represent the value. The lesson includes written dialogue for teachers tell students. The author recommends the use of fraction tiles for manipulatives.
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Comic Strip Scale Drawing Project
Add some visual arts to your pre-algebra curriculum with an engaging drawing project. After choosing a favorite comic strip, picture, or illustration, young mathematicians create enlarged scale drawings following a set of defined criteria.
5th - 8th 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
Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math activity. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable