Second graders use shapes to create various fractions. For this fractions lesson, 2nd graders define a fraction, visit a website where they make fractions using various shapes, and use a fraction square set to create and name fractions.
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I've Seen That Shape Before
The objectives in the resource allow students to explore the characteristics of simple solid shapes. Youngsters learn to recognize the face shapes, corners, and edges that make up 3-D figures by filling in a chart. Lastly, learners look...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
K - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Recognize Fractions: Breaking Shapes into Equal Parts
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of fractions by cutting shapes into pieces. The first video in this eight-part series starts by making a clear distinction between whole numbers and fractions. A circle is then used to...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Use Fraction Strips to Generate Equivalent Fractions
Fraction strips are great visual models that support young mathematicians with learning to compare fractions. The fourth video in this series clearly models how this tool is used with numerous examples of equivalent fractions. Extend the...
4 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed