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Cramer, K., Behr, M., Post T., Lesh, R., (2009) Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas

Originally published as
Cramer, K., Behr, M., Post T., Lesh, R., (1997) Rational Number Project: Fraction Lessons for the Middle Grades - Level 1, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque Iowa.


 

Rational Number Project
Initial Fraction Ideas

by

Kathleen Cramer

Merlyn Behr

Thomas Post

Richard Lesh

 

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Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Click this link to download the complete book - 245 pages - 9.1 MB
 
Teacher's Guide   22 pages 432 KB
Lesson 1 Exploring with Fraction Circles 4 pages 220 KB
Lesson 2 Modeling with Fraction Circles 6 pages 180 KB
Lesson 3 Modeling with Fraction Circles 5 pages 164 KB
Lesson 4 Comparing Paper Folding and Circles 17 pages 740 KB
Lesson 5 Connecting Models with Symbols 9 pages 464 KB
Lesson 6 Comparing Unit Fractions 7 pages 368 KB
Lesson 7 Paper Folding and Comparing Fractions 6 pages 460 KB
Lesson 8 Fraction Circles and Equivalence 9 pages 516 KB
Lesson 9 Fraction Circles, Paper Folding and Equivalence 8 pages 384 KB
Lesson 10 Paper Folding and Equivalence 9 pages 376 KB
Lesson 11 Comparing Fractions to One-half 5 pages 368 KB
Lesson 12 Introducing the Chip Model 5 pages 200 KB
Lesson 13 Using the Chip Model 4 pages 232 KB
Lesson 14 Using the Chip Model 5 pages 184 KB
Lesson 15 Chips and Equivalence 9 pages 344 KB
Lesson 16 Fraction Circles and Reconstructing the Unit 5 pages 252 KB
Lesson 17 Fraction Circles and Fractions Greater than One 9 pages 356 KB
Lesson 18 Fraction Circles and Names for One-half 5 pages 384 KB
Lesson 19 Estimation and Fraction Addition 5 pages 256 KB
Lesson 20 Fraction Circles and Fraction Addition 7 pages 320 KB
Lesson 21 Estimation and Fraction Subtraction 7 pages 384 KB
Lesson 22 Fraction Circles and Fraction Subtraction 4 pages 200 KB
Lesson 23 Fraction Number Sense, Addition and Subtraction 4 pages 260 KB

Appendix - the complete appendix - 69 pages - 1.8 MB

Parts of the Appendix

Flash Manipulatives - A set of virtual manipulatives created in conjunction with TPT (Twin Cities Public Television)

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