Reflection: Accountability Operations with Fractions Review - Section 2: Group Activity (Roundtable)

 

  1. In order for the roundtable to work properly, students can't go beyond the given step.  It's important to remind students to look for the verbs, which will instruct them on what to do.  For example, if the step states to "rewrite the expression", students shouldn't solve the problem.
  2. Also, students may want to use shortcut strategies like cancellation, but this will prevent the next student from being able to complete their step.  I explained to students that this was an exercise in using the algorithms they developed, without the shortcuts.
  3. Be sure to remind students that their work and handwriting need to be clear because other students will be looking and checking their work.

 

I've attached a few examples (Example1, Example2) of a completed roundtable.  

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Operations with Fractions Review

Unit 7: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: SWBAT review the algorithms for operations with fractions.

Big Idea: Students perform only one step!

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