Understanding Fractions


  • Aug 12 2010 8:55 PM

    Robert Preston

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This set of lessons from Math Central, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, incorporates the use of pattern blocks in helping students understand and visualize operations with fractions. The lesson topics include comparing equivalent fractions and adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions with different denominators. Useful teacher notes are listed at the bottom of the Web page, such as where to buy pattern blocks, how many are needed for the activity, and how to distribute them to the students. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Mathematics, Addition & Subtraction

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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning