Fraction Calendar Cards is a FUN way to extend your daily math conversations and mini lessons with your students. The cards are also a great way to integrate the English Language Arts Speaking and Listening Standards into Math.
As you put the calendar card up onto the standard size calendar (you provide) students will be looking for what math they notice happening on the new piece. This set can be used at any time of the year and with a variety of grade levels. The calendar cards offer differentiation because there is something that allows every child to think about their math thinking and grow.
Recognize Fractional Parts and the Whole
Recognize the ABC Pattern Unit with the colored boxes
Recognize the ABCDE Pattern Unit with the color of the bees
Recognize the ABCDE Pattern Unit with the number of fractional parts
Discuss what is happening to the size of the portion as the circle is split in to
Discuss when Equivalent Fractions happen
Notice the modeled way to write fractions and then use the space to the side to write the fractional part
The set can be used with many different grade levels, at any time of the year. It is fun to show students one repeating pattern and sit back and watch as they discover all the different ones hiding on the cards.
Included: One set of printed date cards ready to use.