A Focus on Fractions

Author: Marjorie M. Petit
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317597303
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A Focus on Fractions is a groundbreaking effort to make the mathematics education research on how students develop their understanding of fraction concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K– 8 mathematics educators. Using extensive annotated samples of student work, as well as vignettes characteristic of classroom teachers’ experiences, this book equips educators with the knowledge and tools to reveal students’ thinking so that they can modify their teaching and improve student learning of fraction concepts. A Focus on Fractions 2nd edition includes sections on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) Fraction Framework integrated into each chapter as well as a new chapter on the OGAP Fraction Progression and how it can be used for formative assessment purposes. This updated edition assists teachers in translating research findings into their classroom practice by conveying detailed information about how students develop fraction understandings. Additional images and examples serve to flesh out and supplement the newly-introduced concepts in this updated and expanded edition. Special Features: Looking Back Questions at the end of each chapter provide teachers the opportunity to analyze student thinking and consider instructional strategies for their own students. Instructional Links help teachers relate concepts from the chapter to their own instructional materials and programs. Big Ideas frame the chapters and provide a platform for meaningful exploration of the teaching of fractions. Answer Key posted online offers extensive explanations of in-chapter questions. New sections devoted to the CCSSM and OGAP Fraction Progression are woven throughout the book as well as a new stand alone chapter on the OGAP Fraction Progression. The OGAP Fraction Framework is an all-new eResource, now available as a free download from the book’s website: www.routledge.com/9781138816442.

A Focus on Multiplication and Division

Author: Elizabeth T Hulbert
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351671707
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Focus on Multiplication and Division is a groundbreaking effort to make mathematics education research readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K-6 mathematics educators. Revealing students' thought processes with extensive annotated samples of student work and vignettes characteristic of teachers' experiences, this book is sure to equip educators with the knowledge and tools needed to modify their lessons and to improve student learning of multiplication and division. Special Features: Looking Back Questions at the end of each chapter allow teachers to analyze student thinking and to consider instructional strategies for their own students. Instructional Links help teachers relate concepts from each chapter to their own instructional materials and programs. Big Ideas frame the chapters and provide a platform for meaningful exploration of the teaching of multiplication and division. Answer Key posted online offers extensive explanations of in-chapter questions. Each chapter includes sections on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and integrates the Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) Multiplicative Reasoning Progression for formative assessment purposes. Centered on the question of how students develop their understanding of mathematical concepts, this innovative book places math teachers in the mode of ongoing action researchers.

Eating Fractions

Author: Bruce McMillan
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590437704
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Food is cut into halves, quarters, and thirds to illustrate how parts make a whole. Simple recipes included.

Oregon Focus on Fractions Decimals

Author: Oregon. Department of Education
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935033240
Format: PDF
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Number and operations: develop an understanding of and fluency with multiplication and division of fractions and decimals. Compare and order sets of fractions or decimals. Solve problems by adding or subtracting proper fractions. Solve problems involving mixed numbers and improper fractions. Solve problems by adding or subtracting decimals. Estimate fraction and decimal products and quotients. Solve problems by multiplying proper fractions and mixed numbers. Solve problems by dividing proper fractions and mixed numbers. Solve problems by multiplying decimals. Solve problems by dividing decimals. (From Oregon focus core standard formative & summative assessment package pg. 3)

A Fraction s Goal

Author: Brian P. Cleary
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 0822578816
Format: PDF, ePub
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Colorful illustrations and rhyming text demonstrate how fractions work by splitting whole objects into parts.

Math Grade 6

Author: Thomas Richards
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 0768238064
Format: PDF
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Test with success using the Spectrum Math workbook! This book helps students in grade 6 apply essential math skills to everyday life. The lessons focus on fractions, decimals, percents, algebra, introductory geometry, probability, and statistics, and the activities help extend problem-solving and analytical abilities. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 192-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.