Sum of the Parts
Fifth graders build objects using various materials. They estimate the weight of the object using individual building pieces. Then they weigh the actual object and then tear it apart and weigh the pieces. They compare the two weights.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
Need a unit to teach fractions to fourth graders? Look no further than this well-developed and thorough set of lessons that takes teachers through all steps of planning, implementing, and assessing their lessons. Divided into eight...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Introducing the Concept: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators
Young mathematicians work with their teacher using the overhead or interactive board to learn to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Kinesthetic learning comes into play as they stand in groups to learn how to add and...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable