What high leverage strategies are best suited when teaching this concept?
These strategies have not yet been full developed:
Introducing Halves: This Google Slideshow explores cutting rectangles and circles into halves. Students can type into the google slideshow to share their thinking as long as you give them an editable copy. Prior to this, students should have opportunities to explore cutting paper in half in a variety of ways.
Mixed Fractions and Improper Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Dividing Fractions Pamela Harris’ Podcast with a problem string
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Representing Fractions – 4 questions. Students determine if the shaded part of the fraction is equal to the fraction given and provide an explanation. Student exemplars included. <Original Website>