There is so much to talk about with respect to fractions! I hope you enjoy today's fraction lesson where we look for misconceptions and more! It was a FASCINATING discussion--try it with your students! Which is larger--1/2 of a grape or 1/2 of a strawberry? You should have HEARD the ideas they had! You should have heard the LOGIC they tried to flip out as "truth"! We had all sorts of ... Read the Post
Fractions Day 4: Example–Counterexample!
What's next with our fraction unit? Fraction Warm Up Problem Our "fractionfest" continued Friday by taking our investigations a little deeper. We started our day by checking our their homework--how they divided the 5 x 5 grid into halves. I asked students who thought they had interesting explanations to share on the document camera. We had all sorts of fun talking about ... Read the Post
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