Rational Number Project Home Page Abridged for Grade Three Cramer, K., Behr, M., Post T., Lesh, R., (2013) Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas Abridged edition authors: Kathleen Cramer, Terry Wyberg, Susan Ahrendt, Debbie Monson, Christina Miller Revised in 2009 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.

## Abridged Edition for use with Third Graders

### Abridged Edition Authors Kathleen Cramer Terry Wyberg Susan Ahrendt Debbie Monson Christina Miller

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Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas - Abridged for third grade
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 Teacher's Guide 24 pages 382 KB Lesson 1 Exploring with Fraction Circles 4 pages 225 KB Lesson 2 Modeling with Fraction Circles 5 pages 193 KB Lesson 2.5 Modeling with Fraction Circles 5 pages 127 KB Lesson 3 Modeling with Fraction Circles 5 pages 164 KB Lesson 4 Comparing Paper Folding and Circles 18 pages 774 KB Lesson 5 Connecting Models with Symbols 9 pages 446 KB Lesson 6 Comparing Unit Fractions 6 pages 213 KB Lesson 6.5 Comparing fractions with like numerators and like denominators 5 pages 319 KB Lesson 7 Paper Folding and Comparing Fractions 6 pages 340 KB Lesson 8 Fraction Circles and Equivalence 5 pages 254 KB Lesson 9 Fraction Circles, Paper Folding and Equivalence 7 pages 381 KB Lesson 10 Paper Folding and Equivalence 6 pages 242 KB Lesson 11 Comparing Fractions to One-half 5 pages 336 KB Lesson 12 Introducing the Chip Model 5 pages 201 KB Lesson 13 Using the Chip Model 7 pages 266 KB Lesson 14 Fraction Circles and Fractions Greater than One 6 pages 274 KB Lesson 15 Number line and whole numbers 11 pages 523 KB Lesson 16 Context, paper folding and number lines 18 pages 2.4 MB Lesson 17 Translating from paper folding to a number line 9 pages 320 KB Lesson 18 Translating from fraction circles to a number line 8 pages 382 KB

Fraction Circles

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

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