Improper fractions

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Ohmygosh, ohmygosh, ohmygosh... It is only 5 school days away. Actually only 4 days for me, because we have a grade-level planning day on Wednesday. I can smell the fresh air, Starbucks sit-ins, and I-finally-have-time-for-home-cooking days coming my way. How about you? And now....It's time to link up with Farley at Oh Boy 4th Grade for Currently...March!!! Listening: Are you guys as excited as I am about Scandal being back? I LOVE it!!! I had to DVR it, because this week has been crazy, but…

Compare fractions in this two-player math game. The objective of the games is to work together to determine who has created the largest fraction.

These are some of the posters I'm using for CCSS 4NF4 and a poster that my students use to help them when they respond in their reader's response notebook. Everytime I introduce or review a part of the Reader's Response Notebook I create a poster and an anchor for students to refer to because they need that visual model as a guide. I have found that CCSS is much more detailed than just using an algorithm to solve a problem. It's about how the math works. My students had difficulty with…

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Teaching To Inspire In 5th: Interactive Math Notebooks ~ Foldables!!! Fraction Types

Decomposing Fractions from Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

Mixed numbers/improper fractions anchor chart (picture only)

Whether you teach from the Common Core or other sets of rigorous standards, the ability to decompose or “break apart” fractions and mixed numbers is key to strong “fraction sense” and the ability to successfully add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. I wanted to find a fun and challenging way for my students to […]

A BINGO game that can be played in centers or as a whole class for practice changing improper fractions to mixed-numbers!!

Being a school teacher, I could not resist the 70% off plastic eggs at Target. Once again, my mind had been racing all week to think of something to do with them. I saw a fraction activity on Pinterest that I tweaked to fit my level. The one I saw was matching a fraction to a picture. This morning I had each student write a mixed number and an improper fraction. We checked them all as a class and made sure there were no duplicates. I assigned one fraction problem to a student...they each…

Being a school teacher, I could not resist the 70% off plastic eggs at Target. Once again, my mind had been racing all week to think of something to do with them. I saw a fraction activity on Pinterest that I tweaked to fit my level. The one I saw was matching a fraction to a picture. This morning I had each student write a mixed number and an improper fraction. We checked them all as a class and made sure there were no duplicates. I assigned one fraction problem to a student...they each…

This product was designed as an introduction to changing from improper fractions to mixed numbers.