The Story of the Cuisenaire Rod - Section 1: Mini Lesson

 
  The Story of the Cuisenaire Rod
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Making Meaning of Math Tools

Unit 6: Unit Fractions
Lesson 1 of 13

Objective: Students will be able to find equivalencies and form fraction models using Cuisenaire Rods.

Big Idea: Children need to make meaning of tools before we ask them to use them for modeling their thinking. Fraction rods are a perfect example in this lesson.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, manipulatives, modeling with math, Math Tools, cuisenaire rods, Fraction Rods, student investigation, making meaning, equivalencies, different wholes, manipulative play, Critical Area
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