Introduction to the Fraction Insets
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Introduction to the Fraction Insets | |
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Math - Fractions | |
Level | Primary Elementary |
Age | 5.5+ |
Prerequisites | Fraction Skittles |
Materials | ten metal fraction insets |
This activity teaches the child the names of fractions up to tenths.
Contents
Presentation
- "These are called fractions. The word fraction means to break apart."
- "This circle isn't broken apart. It is in one whole piece."
- "This circle is broken in two pieces."
- "With fractions, the pieces have to be the same size."
- "This circle is broken into three pieces that are all the same size."
- Teach the terms whole, half, and third. Do a three period lesson.
- Introduce more fractions and do another three period lesson.
- Introduce the remaining fractions if the child shows interest, or do the rest at a later time.
Points of Interest
Control of Error
Variations and Extensions
- Food is excellent for demonstrating fractions.
Material
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