Engaging Activities for theExploration of Fraction, Ratio,Decimal and Percent Values          clifmims.com
As you enter...Consider the following (individually or with neighbors):1.How do your currently teach:       – Fractions?  ...
Instructional Design            and TechnologyCertificate  Technology IntegrationGraduate Degrees  Library Sciences Progra...
All materials are available online at    clifmims.com/presentations.
Domino Activity• Domino activity                        3                    =                        4•                  ...
Domino Activity• Domino activity                             3                     =                             4• Proper...
Can Be Read As:        •   Three fourths3       •        •            Three out of 4            Three to four (3:4)4      ...
Domino ActivityWhat learning styles (or multipleintelligences) does this activity employ?•Visual•Tactile•Kinesthetic (perh...
What fraction of the circles are          dark blue?
Fraction Memory Game• Match the visual and numeric  representation.• Let’s play What learning styles have been used in th...
More Practice•   Fraction Pizzas•   Measuring Cups•   Fraction Bars•   Cuisenaire Rods
Group Fraction Activities• Directions• Let’s play...again! 
Group Fraction Activities• What are the benefits and disadvantages  to using these activities (strategies) in your  classr...
Making Connections3           •   Fraction4  =   ?    •           •           •               Ratio/Proportion            ...
BenchmarksFraction     Ratio/        Decimal      Percent           Proportion   ½       1:2, 1 to 2,   1 ÷ 2 = .5     50%...
Percent and Ratio Memory Game• Let’s play...yet, again! 
Percent and Ratio Memory GameWhat are the benefits and disadvantages tousing these activities (strategies) in yourclassroo...
Hats off to Fractions:What fraction of these hats are blue?What is the ratio of the hats you wouldchoose to wear to hats y...
• What fraction of the shapes are red?• What fraction of the circles are green?• What is the ratio of red circles to all t...
Fraction, Ratio/Proportion, Decimal,          Percent Games• Directions• Let’s play...one last time! 
Group Fraction Activities• What are the benefits and disadvantages  to using these activities (strategies) in your  classr...
Related ResourcesThe following workshop resources may behelpful.•Multiple Representations of Understandingthrough Digital ...
Teacher ResourcesAll materials from today as well as  many other teacher resources          are available at   clifmims.co...
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Engaging Activities for the Exploration of Fraction, Ratio, Decimal and Percent Values

  1. 1. Engaging Activities for theExploration of Fraction, Ratio,Decimal and Percent Values clifmims.com
  2. 2. As you enter...Consider the following (individually or with neighbors):1.How do your currently teach: – Fractions? – Decimals? – Percents? – Ratios? – Proportions?1.Is there much variety?2.What kind of assessment do you use whenteaching each of these topics?
  3. 3. Instructional Design and TechnologyCertificate Technology IntegrationGraduate Degrees Library Sciences Program Instructional Design & Technology idt.memphis.edu
  4. 4. All materials are available online at clifmims.com/presentations.
  5. 5. Domino Activity• Domino activity 3 = 4• What is the NUMERATO• What is the DENOMINATOR? R?
  6. 6. Domino Activity• Domino activity 3 = 4• Proper or Improper? PROPER
  7. 7. Can Be Read As: • Three fourths3 • • Three out of 4 Three to four (3:4)4 • • Three divided by four Three quarters
  8. 8. Domino ActivityWhat learning styles (or multipleintelligences) does this activity employ?•Visual•Tactile•Kinesthetic (perhaps)•Auditory (perhaps)•Artistic (M.I.)
  9. 9. What fraction of the circles are dark blue?
  10. 10. Fraction Memory Game• Match the visual and numeric representation.• Let’s play What learning styles have been used in this activity?
  11. 11. More Practice• Fraction Pizzas• Measuring Cups• Fraction Bars• Cuisenaire Rods
  12. 12. Group Fraction Activities• Directions• Let’s play...again! 
  13. 13. Group Fraction Activities• What are the benefits and disadvantages to using these activities (strategies) in your classroom?• How could student performance be assessed while using these kinds of activities?What learning styles have been used in this activity?
  14. 14. Making Connections3 • Fraction4 = ? • • • Ratio/Proportion Decimal Percent
  15. 15. BenchmarksFraction Ratio/ Decimal Percent Proportion ½ 1:2, 1 to 2, 1 ÷ 2 = .5 50% ½ ⅓ 1:3, 1 to 3, 1 ÷ 3 = .33 33 ⅓ % 1/3 ¼ 1:4, 1 to 4, 1 ÷ 4 = .25 25% ¼ 1/5 1:5, 1 to 5, 1 ÷ 5 = .2 20% 1/5
  16. 16. Percent and Ratio Memory Game• Let’s play...yet, again! 
  17. 17. Percent and Ratio Memory GameWhat are the benefits and disadvantages tousing these activities (strategies) in yourclassroom?What learning styles have been used in this activity?
  18. 18. Hats off to Fractions:What fraction of these hats are blue?What is the ratio of the hats you wouldchoose to wear to hats you would notchoose to wear?What percentage of these hats are“sporting” hats?
  19. 19. • What fraction of the shapes are red?• What fraction of the circles are green?• What is the ratio of red circles to all the circles?• What is the ratio of green squares to red squares?• What percent of the shapes are circles?
  20. 20. Fraction, Ratio/Proportion, Decimal, Percent Games• Directions• Let’s play...one last time! 
  21. 21. Group Fraction Activities• What are the benefits and disadvantages to using these activities (strategies) in your classroom?• How could student performance be assessed while using these kinds of activities?What learning styles have been used in this activity?
  22. 22. Related ResourcesThe following workshop resources may behelpful.•Multiple Representations of Understandingthrough Digital Media•Multiple Representations of Language ArtsUnderstanding
  23. 23. Teacher ResourcesAll materials from today as well as many other teacher resources are available at clifmims.com/presentations.
  24. 24. Clif Mims clifmims.com ID: clifmimsJoin my PLN and let’s learn together. clifmims.com/pln
  25. 25. clifmims.com/ccl

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