Follow the training of Master Pi to become a Kung Fu Fraction Master!
Kung Fu Fractions
In Chinese the word Kung Fu is made up of the symbols 功 and 夫 which combine to mean ‘the achievement of man’. Kung Fu was used to describe a person’s work to master any skill or subject. Here you will begin your work to become a Kung Fu Fraction master. You will study under the instruction of Master Pi.
Wise teacher says, “Like the petal of a flower, a fraction is a part of a whole.” But how do you know if one fraction is equivalent to another? In fraction Kung Fu, if you use a karate chop equally on the numerator and denominator you will have an equivalent fraction.
Work with students in a group or self directed to help understand the nature of equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions, and converting mixed numbers and improper fractions.
The lesson is setup to be an engaging guide with a mini lesson/explanation from master pi followed by practice and finally a Kung Fu Fraction battle and riddle (word problem).
Great tool for differentiating in your classroom and for motivating reluctant learner. Both boys and girls love the Kung Fu fraction fun.