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This activity is aligned to NCTM Standards - Grades 3-5: Number and Operations
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The information provided through reading the questions and answers from the Ask Dr. Math archives will provide insight into fractions. As the students read the letters, have them take notes on interesting facts and procedures that they discover.
red star Fraction Basics
red star Reducing Fractions
red star Understanding Common Denominators
red star Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, Dividing Fractions
red star Why Do You Invert and Multiply When Dividing Fractions?
red star Fractions of Musical Notes
For additional resources to use in teaching fractions, consider the following:
A Tour of Fractions
Fractions, Decimals, Percentages - Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Fractions - a Teacher2Teacher conversation
      note specifically this idea on adding fractions.

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