PDL's Fraction Exploration for Cuisenaire® Rods includes over 20 fraction activities plus 80 task cards that are great for all group sizes and as a fun addition to interactive notebooks. The activities explore fractions at the most basic level all the way up to adding and subtracting fractions. The student will also discover equivalent fractions through playful games and stories. Designed to be used with Cuisenaire® Rods (not included).
Because of the versatility of Cuisenaire® Rods, student task cards have been added to extend learning to cover addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
Included are 20 activities, 80 task cards, 4 pages of instructions, and a discovery page for students to record their observations.
This product is included in the PDL's Interactive Math Notebook for Cuisenaire Rods
Want to see this product in action and get lesson ideas? Watch these videos:
How to Teach FractionsCuisenaire Rod Game for Teaching Fractions, Factoring and MoreExploring Fractions with Cuisenaire RodsExploring Fractions of SquaresExploring Fractions of Cubes
Want to learn more simple and relaxing ways to teach using Cuisenaire Rods? Check out these helpful blog posts:
3 Relaxing Activities for Teaching FractionsTeaching Subtraction with Cuisenaire Rod ActivityHow to Build Number Sense thru Staircases3 Relaxing Activities for Teaching Fractions
This product is also included in PDL's Interactive Math Notebook for Cuisenaire Rods
Cuisenaire® Rods is a registered trademark of hand2mind, Inc. and is used with permission from hand2mind, Inc.
*IMPORTANT PRINTING NOTE* Some PDF software default the file to fit page. This changes the size of the activity so when you print, the cuisenaire rods will not fit within the desired area. Please change your settings so that they do not change the size of the page. This setting varies on your software. For Adobe, change the settings to NONE. For others, the setting should be changed to "use actual PDF dimensions for paper size."