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Multiply or Divide?

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

This staff development session provides suggestions for helping students understand fraction multiplication and division concepts. Follow the full session through Focus on Fraction Operations and...

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Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

A fifth-grade teacher poses a fraction division problem and challenges students to find different approaches to a solution. One student uses a number line; others use build-up strategies. See their...

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Ways to Measure 1 1/2 Cups

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A fourth-grade teacher asks students to help solve his problem of measuring 1-1/2 cups without either a 1-cup or a 1/2-cup measuring cup, and instead with the use of many other size measuring cups....

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Grade 5 Number Talk

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

Follow a teacher’s lesson on adding and subtracting fractions using fraction equivalents and relationships. Children share their strategies for solving the problems described in Dumb Friends League...

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Multiply or Divide Problems

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

Participants in the Multiply or Divide? staff development session on fraction operations worked with this problem set to strengthen their understanding of fraction multiplication and division...

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Sample Material

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Focus on Fraction Operations

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

This PowerPoint covers the content of a staff development session for math coaches and teachers about how to teach fraction operations. Multiply or Divide? shows a portion of the workshop in which...

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Sample Material

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Web Shots for Spiderman Problem

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

Students use this worksheet to record findings from exploration with Cuisenaire Rods as they build a foundation for working with equivalent fractions. Their work is shown in Solving a Real-World...

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Dumb Friends League Problem

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

Students work on this set of real-world problems about placing homeless dogs in animal shelters. The problems require comparison of fractions as seen in Grade 5 Number Talk. Related Media and...

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