Fractional Parts With Pattern Blocks
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
K-5 Mathematics Module: Number and Number Sense
Reinforce number sense with a collection of math lessons for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Young mathematicians take part in hands-on activities, learning games, and complete skills-based worksheets to enhance proficiency in...
K - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerators, Assessment Variation
Have your class demonstrate their ability to compare fractions with this short multiple-choice assessment. Using the fractions 9/8 and 9/4, the students first make comparisons using both words and the greater than/less than signs. Next,...
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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...
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