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Christopher Columbus Day Math - Fractions for Math or Reading Centers

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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Columbus Day Fractions is a unique and fun way to practice fractions. This activity is a NO PREP so you can print it off on Columbus Day as a last minute activity and it will be ready to go! Students are given these words: Columbus, boat, Isabella, Santa Maria, transatlantic, and Nia. The student needs to determine the frequency of each letter in the word and write it in fraction form.

For example: If the word was "apple":
A is in the word 1/5 of the time
P is in the word 2/5 of the time
L is in the word 1/5 of the time
E is in the word 1/5 of the time

All of my themed fraction puzzles can be found in this bundle:
Fractions for all Seasons

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Total Pages
2 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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