Amy Leskow

Olean, NY

Olean, NY

Name__________________________

Due Date_________
Fractions (grade 3)

**Day 1 **
(all students participate)

- Introduction to fractions
- Class fraction activity (M&M activity)

__C
Layer: 10 points per day (50 total)__

Directions: **
Pick one** activity to complete after each day’s lesson.
Discuss what you learned with your teacher.

**Day 2 **
(identifying fractions) __Pick one__ (10 points)

- Turn 5 paper circles into fractions by folding them and coloring the “slice” that will be the numerator. Write the fraction on the back.
- Work with the fraction bar online
at
__http://arcytech.org/java__/fractions/fractions.html - Take 5 pictures of items around the room. Turn each picture into a fraction.

**Day 3 **
(identifying equal parts) __Pick one__ (10 points)

- Turn 3 pairs of paper circles (6 total circles) into fractions that are different but equal. Color the numerator “slices”. Write the fraction on the back of each circle.
- Work with the fraction bar online
at
__http://arcytech.org/java__/fractions/fractions.html - Make up a song about equal parts. Sing it for your teacher.

**Day 4 **
(ordering fractions) __Pick one__ (10 points)

1. Make a fraction line that lists 8 fractions from smallest to largest. Be sure there are at least 3 different denominators.

- Work with the fraction bar online
at
__http://arcytech.org/java__/fractions/fractions.html - Complete exercise 5 on page 57 in your math book.

**Day 5 **
(adding fractions) __Pick one__ (10 points)

- Complete the Adding Fractions worksheet.
- Make a set of 15 adding fractions flash cards. Be sure to include some whole numbers and some with different denominators.
- Design and display a bulletin board that teaches how to add fractions.

**Day 6 **
(subtracting fractions) __Pick one__ (10 points)

- Complete exercise 11 on page 63 in your math book.
- Make a set of 15 subtracting fractions flash cards. Be sure to include some whole numbers and some with different denominators.
- Make a poster that teaches how to add fractions.

**Day 7, 8, 9 and 10: (B layer) 40
points**

Directions:
**Pick one** activity to complete. Look at the rubric that matches
the activity you pick. You may work with a friend.

- Bring in your favorite cookie
*recipe*. Make two new recipe cards: double it so that it feeds twice the people, and cut it in half so that it feeds half the people.

- Create a
*game*that teaches about fractions and how to add and subtract them. Be sure to include directions and everything needed to play. Have two friends play.

- Pretend you’re the teacher and make
a
*test*that teaches everything you’ve learned about fractions. Be sure to include an answer key. Have a friend take it.

**Day 11: (A layer) 10 points **

Directions:
**Pick one** question to answer. Make a neat paragraph with
examples that support what you say.

- If you had to share your favorite food with a friend, what fraction would each of you get? What if it was an enemy? Explain your reasons.

- If all fractions were going to disappear except one, which one would you keep? Why?

- Are fractions important for money? Tell why.