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Modeling Fifths (B)
In this modeling fifths activity, students count the shaded squares and fill in the blanks with the correct numerators. Students solve 8 problems.
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Understand a Fraction as a Number on a Number Line
Piece by piece young scholars build a basic understanding of fractions in a Common Core-designed elementary math lesson. Through a series of hands-on activities and journaling exercises, and with the help of multiple online resources,...
3rd - 4th Math
Whole Numbers: Using an Area Model to Explain Multiplication
There are many ways to work through a multiplication problem. Using an area model, kids complete several worksheets with different types of multiplication problems, including multiplying by ten, and explain how the new strategies differ...
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions
Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Equivalent Fractions
An extensive instructional activity explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Try for Five: Decomposing Numbers with the Food Pyramid
Fifth in a mini math unit, this lesson develops number sense by having your class compose and decompose numbers up to five by creating meals with items from the food pyramid. On paper plates, they draw or glue pictures of different foods...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable