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Surf For More Math

CHAPTER 7: FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS

Lesson 3: Sorting Fractions

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about fractions and decimals. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Describe how fractions are alike and different.

Builds Upon

Student Book page 215

Instructions for Use

Fractions allows students to identify fractions represented pictorially.

To use Fractions, read the information on the opening screen. Click on the arrow at the bottom of the screen. Click on the red box for “Level 2&3” The next screen shows a group of pictures with some shading. Read the instructions and click on the shapes that are shaded to answer the question. Click on “Check answer” to see if the answer is correct. Click on the arrow at the bottom of the screen to answer another question.

Tony's Fraction Pizza Shop allows students to model and represent fractions based on similar or different sets and wholes.

To use Tony’s Fraction Pizza Shop, read the instructions on the opening screen. Click “Play Now” at the top of the screen. The game will load up. Read the customer orders carefully and make the pizza by selecting the pizza size. Click on an topping on the left of the screen and click on the pizza to cover it with as much as the customer wants. Make as many pizzas correctly as you can in five minutes.

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