>Why not skip fractions all together? Wait for middle school where you can >teach the whole concept in a couple of days? I know my young daughter has >had a heck of time with frations for two years now. What's the point when >you can do so much with integers? >(get out the "old" standards and look at the data analysis stuff) > >Kent >
I would assume (and hope) that you are not serious. "Teach the whole concept in a couple days?" Sure. Why not. Then, over the next couple days, teach all of geometry, and during the next week, take care of algebra and calculus.