# Explore Adding Fractions, Teaching Fractions, and more!

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~~~~Mrs. Farmer's 5th Grade Class: Singapore Math....teaching students to understand!

### Anchor Charts

Great visual to show 1 and 1/2.

Trick for borrowing with 0's-- Instead of trying to borrow from the zero, moving to the 3, making it a 2, then making the 0 a 10 and then a 9, teach kids to change the "30" to a "29"!

Using LEGOs to teach Math! Love this use of manipulatives! Plus, the kids will think they are playing a game.

Shut the Door and Teach: Using What We Know about Fractions Equivalent to One Half

Teaching 3-digit multiplication using colors.

Have to teach it this way to really grasp fractions. Fractions on a number line - have kids extend the concept to mixed numbers for sixth grade math

### Orders Of Operation Colossal Poster

This explains the Order of Operations. It addresses the Common Core 5th Grade Math Operations and Algebraic Thinking stardard 5.OA.1: Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

Inches to miles... I taught this to my third graders today.... we are finished with multiplication and I found this! What great application of a concept! Half were unsure, but this was a great way to reach my students who are rarely challenged. In groups, we will practice this according to level.

### Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands

Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in your hands #homeschool #math #multiplication

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