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Students create a set of fraction circles using a paper folding technique. They fold 10 inch circles of paper into the indicated fractions, identify the fractions, and use them to show equivalency.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory lesson on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a table of...
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 lesson plan. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
Need a unit to teach fractions to fourth graders? Look no further than this well-developed and thorough set of lessons that takes teachers through all steps of planning, implementing, and assessing their lessons. Divided into eight...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Grade 4 Lessons for Learning
Designed specifically with Common Core standards in mind, this collection of 4th grade math lessons builds the number sense of young mathematicians as they explore the concepts of place value, multiplication of multi-digit numbers,...
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Exploring Equivalent Fractions
An extensive lesson explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and answer sheets;...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Gecko Mathematics: Multiplying Unit Fractions
Make learning visible! Have your mathematicians follow along as you use paper strips to demonstrate the concept of multiplying unit fractions. Then, offer a different way of solving the problem using a number line. Finally, introduce the...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable