This is a fun activity to use to introduce students to the concept of borrowing when subtracting fractions with like denominators. The use of a concrete example is helpful in getting students to see the relationship between 1 whole and 5/5.
This is a game I created to help my middle school students practice solving word problems in a fun and engaging way. The bonus is that students like this game and truly enjoy playing it.
In addition to the game questions included, I have also
This is a fun introductory activity that you can use prior to introducing the concepts of fractions to your class. Please note this activity requires Jelly beans for each student or group so plan accordingly.
This game is a fun and engaging way for students to practice their multiplication, addition, and subtraction skills. The best part is that with minor modifications it can be tailored to meet the skill and level of all students.
This is an interactive activity I designed to give students a visual, as well as an understanding for working with negative exponents. I find that a lot of students forget the rule for working with negative exponents because they never understood
This is a collection of activities to complete with students to show the correlation between ratios, proportions, fractions, percents, and decimals. Students really enjoy the hands on application of these activities, plus it gives them real life
This activity is designed to allow students an opportunity to use their decimal skills with real life examples. In this 4 day lesson students will select a career (money coming in), plan a grocery list, and make other decisions about where they
This is a fun review—and real life, activity for students who have been practicing adding fractions with like denominators. You can adjust this recipe to suit the size of your group as needed. Included in the download are 2 recipe variations I