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Lesson using Fraction Fun by David A. Adler

In this lesson students will develop strategies for adding and subtracting fractions as well as search for and generalize patterns while they investigate an everyday life fraction scenario involving a disappearing pizza. The lesson is based on the book "Fraction Fun" by David A. Adler.
Contributed by: Kansas State University - Publisher, Joy Heinrichs - Author
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Algebraic Thinking, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeLesson Plans

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionLanguage Arts
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorKansas State University - Publisher, Joy Heinrichs - Author
    • Publication Date2001
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2001 S.Ma.R.T Books and Kansas State University
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 4.5
      Connect Fractions and Graphs
      By bethb on 02/20/2013 - 12:45
    • I like how this resource combines learning about fractions with student knowledge of graphs. This is a really good investigation to do with the whole class.
    • 4.5
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