Project-based learning: Create a candy store (Fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, graphing, and area. Focuses mostly on 5th Grade Common Core standards)
Want a fun, low-prep equivalent fractions game to use in your math centers tomorrow? Read about how we've put an equivalent fractions twist on the classic "Spoons" game and get your FREE equivalent fractions cards to use at games4gains.com.
Decompose Fractions Anchor Chart. A good way to look at fractions.. And with a connection to science and decomposers!
Two Fractions -- song parody - YouTube For FIFTH grade. Activity: clap along to the song. Lead Topic: rules for adding, subtracting, and multiplying, dividing fractions.
This is detailed recommendations on how you can vastly improve the way you talk about, model and teach almost all aspects of fractions in the 3rd through 7th grade classroom.
A GREAT new math literature book for looking at equivalent fractions. Very engaging for upper elementary students! Read more about this book and grab a free equivalent fraction sort.
How to decompose fractions - great visual connection for mixed numbers
This is a terrific post on thinking about the meaning of division of fractions....great visual for a concept that kids find hard to envision.
Give your students a hands on introduction to making circle graphs with this fun math and literature connection!