Fractions in February

My students were involved in many exploratory stations to help them learn all about fractions this month.  The activity stations I set up were based on the Grade 5 Fractions Planning Guide: Number :Specific Outcome 7 from LearnAlberta.ca.

Fraction Lesson Overview:

Fraction lesson overview

Station 1:  Geoboards & Bonus Question 1

Geoboard Activity 1    Geoboard 2 Activity 2   Bonus 1

Station 2:  Fraction Circles & Bonus Question 2

Fraction Circles 1     Fraction Circles 2   Bonus 2

Station 3:  Pattern Blocks & Bonus Question 3

Pattern Blocks Activity 1   Pattern Blocks 2  Bonus 3

Station 4:  Fraction Strips & Bonus Question 4

Fraction Strips   Fraction Strips 2   Bonus 4

HOTS Activity:  World Record’s Largest Banana Split

Banana Split final activity

Students were very active and enjoyed working on exploring fractions using a variety of manipulatives.

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About musingsofamathteacher

I am presently employed at New Sarepta Elementary School as a grade five teacher. During my career I have taught Grades 12 - 2. The past three years I was fortunate to work part-time as Math Lead for my school district, Black Gold Regional Schools, and have just recently accepted a part-time secondment with Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. I have always had a passion for mathematics and am excited about implementing Alberta's "new" mathematics curriculum.
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