Fractions: Mud Pie Math
Second graders identify and name fractional parts through the use of mud pie manipulatives. In this fractional manipulatives lesson plan, 2nd graders identify and label halves, thirds, fourths, sixths, eighths, and tenths and order them correctly. Students participate in class computer demonstrations on identifying fractions in a tutorial program. Students prepare Mud Pie Dessert using their knowledge of equal fractional parts.