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Fractions
Check the boxes you plan to complete. They should form a tic-tac-toe across or down.
Timeline: 2 weeks

Equivalent Fractions                           Comparing Fractions                      Improper Fractions
Create an instructional video or an          and Mixed Numbers
Create a set of concentration (matching)     instructional photo story that teaches how   Create a project cube.
cards for matching equivalent fractions.     to compare fractions with common                1. Cut out the cube
You can use pictures, words or symbols.      denominators.                                   2. Write a different word
Must have at least 20 cards (10              Must:                                                problem on each square
matches).                                    1. Show how to make common                           about converting fractions
Must also have an answer key.                denominators                                    3. Fold together your cube
2.Then how to show compare once they
have common denominators
4.   Make an answer key for
each problem of the cube
3.Tell why the fractions need common
denominators

Comparing Fractions                          Improper Fractions and                          Equivalent Fractions
Create a poster showing how to:              Mixed Numbers                                Go to the website:
1. Make common denominator               Make a game. It can be a card game, a        http://www.mathsisfun.com/simplify
2. How to compare fractions once         board game or any other type of game.        ing-fractions.html
you have common denominators         The game should have questions that ask      Work the 5 problems, Record your
Create 5 word problems that require you      the players to convert mixed numbers to      work
to compare fractions.                        improper fractions and convert improper      Go to the website:
Make an answer key.                          fractions to mixed numbers. The game         http://www.mathsisfun.com/equival
must have:                                   ent_fractions.html
1. Instructions                          Work the 5 problems. Record your
2. Rules                                 work.
3. Tell how you win                      Then pick one fractions and then
4. At least 10 questions and 5 must      give 5 equivalent fractions. Do this
be word problems                    3 times.
5. All necessary game boards and
cards

Improper Fractions and                        Equivalent Fractions                      Comparing Fractions
Mixed Numbers                                Write a children’s story or a comic strip      Go to the website:
Go to the website:                           that tells:                                    http://www.mathplayground.com/g
http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions           1. What equivalent fractions are          ames.html
_improper.html                                    2. How to make equivalent fractions       Play the game: Comparing
Record your work to 10 problems                   3. Uses at least 10 equivalent            Fractions
http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions                                                              the fraction comparison
_mixed.html                                 This is creative and the story should be                 problems
Record your work to 10 problems             interesting, have characters and pictures.           2. Then prove your work by
giving all 3 fractions a
common denominator
3. Need to record work 5
times
TEKS: 5.2A, 5.2B, 5.2C
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Could also use the one on Page 64 of Differentiating Instruction With