Represent Fractions in Different Ways

There's more than one way to make a fraction. The second video in this series explores the different ways shapes can be broken up into equal sized pieces. Visual models clearly demonstrate this concept with examples involving halves and sixths. Consider pausing the video and allowing learners to answer the question posed by the instructor prior to viewing the solution. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the lesson by asking young mathematicians to create multiple visual representations of other basic unit fractions
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Reviews prior knowledge about fractions before beginning the new lesson
  • Instructional video is available in both English and Spanish
  • Video is available in slide show format
Cons

  • Requires additional practice problems to support learning
Common Core