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The Conceptual Basis for Fractions

  • Topics

    Fractions > Fractions Concepts > Overview & Tools
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

This multimedia overview introduces how children’s intuitive understandings of sharing and proportion can serve as a foundation on which to build formal instruction of fraction concepts. This practice contains three tools, including a professional development sequence, planning tool, and lesson prompts.