In this section, we will learn about fractions, what they are, what they represent and how to use simplified fractions. NOTE: This is a clip from a much larger (seven hours) tutorial. Instructor uses a whiteboard. (29:02)

This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than ten years. For upper elementary grades. In this video Jimmy explains what fractions are and what their purpose is.

This is a song that uses a pie to introduce fractions. The video includes: proper, improper, and mixed fractions. It's a fun video to watch and explains fractions in easy terms. It also includes imagery and text of key terms (01:35)

This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than nine years. Looks as 16ths on the ruler. Mr. Chang stands at a podium and uses a projector to show his examples and ...the rule. (2:08)[more]

From YouTube, produced by Anna Gubbin and Sarah Lanyon

This video has been created for educational purposes and focuses on numeracy in the real world. This video could be used to introduce the concept of Fractions in the early years. The students use fruit to learn about fractions and make a fruit salad.... (03:04)[more]

A better way to understand fractions through a creative song. Mr Duey performs a live action rap song about fractions. The song teaches about improper fractions, and how to get a percentage from a fraction with visuals of the mathematical computation...s during the rap. Entertaining while learning for kids.[more]

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Lesson Objective: Students explore part and whole by creating pattern block designs. Questions to Consider: How does using pattern blocks of multiple shapes push students thinking about partitioning into equal parts?Why does Mr. D have students expla...in their work geometrically, verbally, and in writing?How could Mr. D extend this lesson to develop students thinking around adding and subtracting fractions or decomposition of fractions?Support Materials Below:Transcript
Common Core StandardsMath.4.NF.3, Math.3.G.2, Math.3.NF.1
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