Fractional Parts With Pattern Blocks
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Third graders identify halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, sixths, and eighths of a whole by manipulating pattern blocks and cutting fractional parts from wholes. They also fold paper for different size fractions and label the parts.
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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
Create Equivalent Fractions by Modeling with Pattern Blocks
The familiarity young learners have with pattern blocks make them a great tool for exploring the concept of equivalent fractions. Using the hexagon as one whole, the first video in this series goes on to explain the fractions represented...
5 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand Why the Larger the Denominator, the Smaller the Fractional Parts Using Models and Real World Examples
If you have ever taught third grade, you know one of the toughest concepts to teach is how a large denominator means smaller fractional parts. Real-world examples and models are used to show youngsters what the denominator of a fraction...
3 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Using a Table to Find the Rule for a Geometric Triangle Pattern
Continue building pattern recognition skills with the sixth video in this nine-part series. Looking at different arrangements of triangles, tables are used to identify and extend patterns. Teach young mathematicians that when working...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed