Learn Fractions with Cuisenaire Rods
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|Pages that teach fractions using manipulatives: Cuisenaire Rods, a collection of rectangular rods, each of a different color and size, the smallest 1 centimeter long and the longest 10 centimeters long, help students visualize problems, making them easier to understand and solve. Taken in order, these lessons build on each other and reinforce basic knowledge of fractions. Contents: What are Cuisenaire Rods? Using Cuisenaire Rods to Name a Fraction; Identify the Numerator and Denominator; Least Common Denominator; Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Equivalent Fractions; Teacher Notes.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
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