Reflection: Real World Applications The Whole In Fractions - Section 3: Independent Practice

 

For some of my students it was necessary to provide supports and ideas for creating their lists.  Based on their experiences and expectations in their homes, most of the students have responsibilities for cleaning and other chores.  Each child has different perceptions of what is important, and connecting having half the amount of chores to doing all the chores helped my students understand this task.  Other students made connections to changing the amounts of homework assignments.  Because the students typically begin wanting the whole amount and not having to share, making the real world connection is necessary for them to understanding this concept. 

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The Whole In Fractions

Unit 4: Fractions
Lesson 15 of 18

Objective: SWBAT combine fractions to create whole amounts.

Big Idea: Students need to be able to see how fractions combine to create a whole amount. This is the first step in adding fractions with like denominators.

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Math, Fractions, Number Sense and Operations, compare and contrast, Critical Area
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