Working with Fractions

Working with Fractions

Author: David A. Adler

Publisher: National Geographic Books

Published: 2009-03-05

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 0823422070

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Fractions are everywhere you look -- on the playground, at school, even at birthday parties! When it comes to counting money, playing games, or making sure you get your fair share of the pizza, fractions are there to help you. Add David A. Adler's handy text to Edward Miller's lively art and you get not just a fraction -- but a whole lot -- of fun.


Eating Fractions

Eating Fractions

Author:

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Published: 1991

Total Pages: 44

ISBN-13: 0590437704

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Food is cut into halves, quarters, and thirds to illustrate how parts make a whole. Simple recipes included.


Fractions in Disguise

Fractions in Disguise

Author: Edward Einhorn

Publisher: Charlesbridge

Published: 2014-03-25

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 1607347288

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Crack the case with George Cornelius Factor in this entertaining math adventure that introduces simplified and reduced fractions with equal parts intrigue and humor. When a valuable fraction goes missing, George Cornelius Factor (a.k.a. GCF) vows to track it down. Knowing that the villainous Dr. Brok likes to disguise his ill-gotten fractions, GCF invents a Reducer—half ray gun, half calculator— that strips away the disguise, reducing the fraction to its lowest common denominator and revealing its true form. With the Reducer in hand, George seeks out Dr. Brok in hopes of retrieving the missing fraction. Back matter includes more detail on simplifying, or reducing, fractions.


Number Talks

Number Talks

Author: Sherry Parrish

Publisher: Math Solutions Publications

Published: 2016

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781935099758

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"This resource was created in response to the requests of teachers--those who want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin, and those with experience who want more guidance in crafting purposeful problems."--Page 4 de la couverture.


Developing Fractions Knowledge

Developing Fractions Knowledge

Author: Amy J. Hackenberg

Publisher: SAGE

Published: 2016-07-21

Total Pages: 347

ISBN-13: 147398761X

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Supporting and understanding your students’ fractional knowledge is crucial to their overall grasp of numbers and mathematics. By centralizing around three key stages of development, this effective guide will help you to assess your students’ understanding of fractions and modify your teaching accordingly. These key stages are identified as: Stage 1a: Fair Sharing Stage 1b: Part-Whole Stage 2a: Disembedding and IteratingStage 2b: Measuring with Unit Fractions Stage 2c: Reversing Fractions Stage 3a: Fractions as Numbers Stage 3b: Operating with Fractions As the newest addition to the bestselling Maths Recovery Series, this book will be a useful guide for all primary classroom teachers and assistants, including experienced Mathematics Recovery instructors.


Young Mathematicians at Work

Young Mathematicians at Work

Author: Catherine Twomey Fosnot

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

Published: 2002

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780325003559

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Explains how children between the ages of four and eight construct a deep understanding of numbers and the operations of addition and subtraction.


Give Me Half!

Give Me Half!

Author: Stuart J. Murphy

Publisher: Harper Collins

Published: 1996-03-27

Total Pages: 44

ISBN-13: 0064467015

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Splitting things in half may seem like an easy thing to do, but when two siblings and a pizza are involved, things can get messy. Children learn about fractions at school but fractions are also an important part of everyday life outside the classroom.In this riotous book, Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas introduce the simplest of fractions, 1/2.


Strategies for Teaching Fractions

Strategies for Teaching Fractions

Author: David B. Spangler

Publisher: Corwin Press

Published: 2011-08-17

Total Pages: 249

ISBN-13: 1412993989

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David B. Spangler outlines powerful diagnostic and NCTM- and Common Core State Standards-aligned RTI strategies for analyzing student errors and provides specific interventions for each error pattern.


Visual Fractions

Visual Fractions

Author: Pi Squared

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Published: 2011-05-28

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781463542795

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This math workbook from the Dr. Pi Squared Math Workbooks series aims to teach what a fraction is and help kids visualize fractions. It is designed for kids who are just learning about fractions. The problems consist of colorful pictures from which kids are to determine fractions. The book begins with circles cut into pie slices, from halves to twelfths. The students need to determine what fraction of each pie is blue, yellow, and red. For example, if a pie is divided into fourths, two of which are blue, one yellow, and the other red, the student would answer one-half, one-fourth, and one-fourth. After ample practice with pie slices, the workbook moves onto triangles, squares, and hexagons. A couple of pages include groups of circles where kids need to determine fractions greater than one - for example, two and a half circles might be colored green. Other visual fraction problems include rectangles, smiley faces, arrows, letters, and numbers. Toward the end of the workbook, some questions ask about more than just colors - like what fraction of the arrows point up, or what fraction of the letters are vowels. Answers are nicely organized by page number in the back of the book to allow students, parents, or teachers to quickly check the answers. There is ample workspace for students to write large answers and still fit their solutions comfortably into the space provided. The problems appear in a large font size, since students usually write larger than standard textbook fonts. High-quality, durable, bright paper is used (instead of standard workbook paper, which often tears easily and appears dull in color).