Fractions of Fun

This Fractions of Fun activity & project also includes:

Reinforce concepts and encourage learner engagement with a collection of math games, science experiments, and cross curricular activities. In one fun resource, learners sort objects, keep a diary of everyday fractions, play a game using fraction strips, perform science experiments that look at melting ice, measure volume, and investigate how a leaf changes color in the fall. Additionally, strategies to support multiplication and book recommendations are provided to extend the learning experience.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send the activities sheets home so families can complete them together
  • Write the just for fun question on board without the answer, see who figures it out, and reward as you see fit
  • Perform activities as a class or in small group rotations 
Classroom Considerations

  • If sending the pages home, copies are required 
  • Check the dates for the current year's autumnal equinox, as the 2015 date that is listed may not be correct 
Pros

  • A helpful question and answer section includes an informative common parent question about math
  • Activities offer a variety of ways to reinforce concepts 
Cons

  • None