Designed to help elementary grade students achieve greater fluency when performing operations with fractions, this resource provides teachers with 30 engaging activities and games that utilize number lines. Each game or activity begins with an overview and can be played with small groups, in pairs, or individually. Teacher lesson notes include detailed instructions for implementing the activity and follow-up questions for discussion and informal assessment. All blackline masters are included, as well as assessment pages that are designed to be used at the end of a unit. The use of fraction number lines often makes concepts such as relative size, order, fraction equivalence, decimals, and addition and subtraction of fractions much easier to comprehend. If you have a student(s) that might benefit from the use of visual aids such as number lines, then this inexpensive resource would be a good investment. 168 pgs, pb. ~ Mike
The number line is an excellent visual model for fraction ordering, to show equivalence, and to perform operations with fractions. The 30 activities and games in this book help students to visualize fraction concepts and develop fluency with fractions using number lines. Each game lists the relevant content and practice standards and can be played as a whole class, in small groups, or individually. Teacher notes include detailed instructions for implementing the activity and follow-up questions for discussion and informal assessment. 168 pages.