Description: The only way to learn the division of fractions is with candy (actual or manipulatives). Students will gain a conceptual understanding while enjoying the process.
Common Core Standard: 6.NS.1
Materials: Candy OR a representation of candy (rainbow cubes for skittles, paper cutout of Hershey Bar).
Student Learning Goals:
(1) Students will be able to use manipulatives to model fraction division.
(2) Students will be able to discover and use the algorithm for fraction division
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