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Subject:  RE: proper to simple fractions 
Author:  sll 
Date:  Oct 18 2007 
> On Oct 17 2007, elgalo wrote:
> The activity takes you from one
> unit to simple fractions to mixed
> fractions, the ballon is showed
> as 1/1, you have to guess properly
> to make it pop in the least
> number of guesses.
It is a great activity. How would you use it
> in first grade/
You would have to make sure that the students understand what a fraction is and
maybe give them choices to see which fraction would work. This would help them
to visually see the change of a fraction in the baloon.
 
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