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Having Fun working With Fractions (SMILE)

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Author:Brian Cagle, John W. Cook School
Description: A lesson for elementary students designed to model addition and subtraction by shading parts of regions; divide a word into appropriate fractional parts; pay attention to details in instruction relating to "first," " last," "second," etc.; analyze clues and decode a message; and use standard algorithms for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Basic Operations, Fractions/Decimals/Percents

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