Looking to EXTEND your thinkers? Does your data shows your students met the target and are ready for more? This packet is filled with activities that not only challenge, but bring the fun back into math. This format requires students to start with 3 online activities to help build an understanding on how visual models are created when multiplying fractions and then ends with a required activity that mirrors a typical target-based extends problem. Students have options to choose to do 3 more activities that challenge their thinking in a truly engaging way. The main page is the overview for the packet.
Student's activities include:
-Online games to build student's understanding of fraction models
-Fun activities with fractions and brain challenges
-Creating story problems using visual models
-Dividing and charting the student's brain using fractions (ie. 1/8 creative, 1/20 sports lover) Then create story problems based on the data.
-Writing a short piece from the brain's perspective on advice based on the data
-Dig into multiplying fractions with the distributive property and visual models.