Students will explore the concept of fractions.
Picture Pie by Ed Emberley
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Give Me Half! by Stuart Murphy
Eating Fractions by Bruce McMillian
The Hershey’s Fraction Book by Jerry Pallotta
Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy
Games for Fraction Circles by Creative Publication (The Wright Group)
This is an activity that is a continuation of Jump, Kangaroo, Jump. When the students divided into equal groups they were also looking at fractions. This activity will explore the concept of a fraction.
Intended Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate a positive learning attitude.
5. Understand and use basic concepts and skills.
6. Communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written, and nonverbal form.
Symbolization, observation, description, prediction, investigation, classification, segmentation, form conclusions
Invitation to Learn
Students will be given fraction circles and given the opportunity to explore and investigate them.
Continue with other activities dealing with fractions. Dividing up food items and using other objects to find the fraction.
Have parents and students find opportunities to use fractions in the house (e.g., sharing food with siblings, or measuring using fractions).