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Discovering New Units (SMILE)

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Author:Kay Jenkins, James Shields Elementary School
Description: A lesson that uses Cuisenaire Rods to develop a systematic way of creating new units or finding a common denominator, using students' knowledge of adding and subtracting unlike denominators. From the "Miscellaneous" 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: Fractions/Decimals/Percents

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