fractions


3/3 = 1 : Converting a fraction when adding and subtracting fractions with a common denominator
 Students often struggle with multi-step problems for a lot of reasons. In my experience, the most common one is they stop too soon. For example, in the first lesson below, the student may add up the fractions of the rice gathered by each of the two sisters and stop there. […]

Adding and Subtracting fractions with a Common Denominator: Multi-step problems


3/3 is a fraction = 1
Is it back to school time already? Yes, it is! Are you ready? No, you are probably not. So, your friends here at 7 Generation Games want to lend a helping hand. To follow up our lesson plans on introducing fractions and teaching equivalent fractions, we want to talk about […]

When does a fraction = 1? Another back-to-school lesson plan


find an equivalent fraction to 2 out of 5 fish
Equivalent fractions are different fractions that name the same number. The numerator and the denominator of a fraction must be multiplied by the same nonzero whole number in order to have equivalent fractions. The presentations and videos below provide multiple explanations and examples. Using Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line I really like this PPT […]

Math Lesson – Equivalent fractions



Introducing fractions can be done with anything , like that 2/8 of these snakes are brown
STANDARD: Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b AAGH! It’s August and almost back to school time. Maybe you are that super-teacher who has everything ready. For the rest of you mere humans, who wish you could have a lesson plan together in just 10 minutes, have […]

Introducing Fractions : Lesson Plan







Native character saying you know how to compare like fractions
You probably know how to compare fractions with like denominators, but what about fractions that don’t have the same denominator?Well, to compare fractions with unlike denominators rewrite the fractions with like common denoinators, making the like fractions! Learn fractions and how to compare them with this video from our game […]

VIDEO – How to Compare Fractions with Common Denominators



Fish Lake
Learn about fractions and numberlines with Anookwesens. How was it that hundreds of years ago, Indians traveled all over and met up with one another just the right spot? It’s not as if they had computers to print maps to tell them where to go, and it’s a really big […]

VIDEO – Fractions on a Numberline



Fish Lake: Two Ojibwe men in a canoe
What does “mixed form” mean? How do you convert from a mixed fraction to a, well, regular fraction? Watch this video and have your fraction questions answered. This is a video from our game FISH LAKE. GET IT HERE In Fish Lake, players practice math problem-solving strategies while learning how […]

VIDEO – Mixed form to fraction from