Exploring Early Fraction Concepts (INTRODUCING FRACTION LANGUAGE (Area…
Exploring Early Fraction Concepts
MEANINGS OF FRACTIONS FOR PREK - 2 CHILDREN
represented with shading parts of a whole
a form a division EX sharing between sibling.
Story problem: There are 12 chairs and 4 tables in a classroom. If we what the smae number of chairs around each table, how many chairs will be placed around a table?
Linear measurement involves identifying inches feet ect
Clock measurments IE half hour
INTRODUCING FRACTION LANGUAGE
Circular Fraction pieces: Emphasized the part whole concept
Halves or not halves
Cubes, Folded Paper strips
use counters, often in two colors
Building Fractional Parts through Partitioning and Iterating
Cutting or splitting a quantity equally
found often in story problems EX: 5 brownies shared with 2 kids
children should learn how to count fractions
Fraction Size is Relative
FRACTION EQUIVALENCE AND COMPARISON
Children may distribute thing differently yet come up with the same answer.
FROM FRACTION WORDS TO SYMBOLS
Numerator. the counting number