Fractions: Equivalent Fractions Using "Bottoms Up!"
We are VERY excited to welcome you to the Fractions unit of our popular math handouts series! This freebie (which provides step-by-step instructions for using the "Bottom's Up!" strategy to identify equivalent fractions) will give you a good idea of the kind of thorough, engaging practice you can look forward to when you shop 88Brains.
Try it, love it, and please don't hesitate to come back for more. We've got PLENTY
. In fact, this handout is just one of many
handouts in our wonderful Fractions Bundle
. We've also broken down the bundle into a series of Fractions mini-bundles (the 1st installment of which is RIGHT HERE
) for your teaching convenience.
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Here's what we provide:
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* Prove What You Know: Test Prep
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* Spiral Review
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We've also got great file folder games to practice fractions skills right here:
* Fraction Practice with Sea Turtles: Equal Parts
* The "Bear" Facts About Fractions: Identifying Fractions
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