Fractions - For Beginning Level Learners

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Fractions - For Beginning Level Learners

  1. 1. by Amanda K. Bevis frac tions A lesson for beginning level learners. IDT 7060
  2. 2. <ul><li>Define a fraction. </li></ul>This lesson will: <ul><li>Identify the parts of a fraction. </li></ul><ul><li>Show how to read and write fractions. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide practice in determining and writing fractions. </li></ul>Exit 1 5 3 4 5 6
  3. 3. What is a fraction? A fraction is part of an entire object. A small part or item forming a piece of a whole. Exit whole part part
  4. 4. A fraction consists of numerator – the number of parts talked about. denominator – the number of total parts. numerator denominator A fraction is written as: Exit 1 5 3 4 5 6
  5. 5. Write a fraction describing the number of red stars. Exercise 1 Exit Click Click Try the two practice exercises. numerator denominator 2 red stars 5 total stars number of parts talked about number of total parts Think about…
  6. 6. Write a fraction to describe the number of yellow circles. Check Answer Exit Exercise Exercise 1
  7. 7. Write a fraction to describe the number of green squares. Exit Exercise Check Answer Exercise 2
  8. 8. Reading a fraction <ul><li>This fraction can be read as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>two - thirds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>two over three </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>two divided by three </li></ul></ul>Look at the following fraction: 23 Exit
  9. 9. Now that you have divided the pizza among your friends, let’s decide what fraction of the pizza you have. Your piece How many pieces do you have? How many total pieces are there? Exit You have ¼ of the pizza. Answer 1 4
  10. 10. Review A fraction is part of an entire object. The numerator (top number) describes the number of parts talked about. A fraction is read as one-third (1/3) or five-twelfths (5/12). The denominator (bottom number) describes the total number of parts. Exit (4 items)
  11. 11. How would you divide a pizza so that you and three of your friends have one piece each? I would divide the pizza into _______ pieces. Check Answer Exit
  12. 12. Definition of a fraction: http://www.wordreference.com/definition/fraction http://www.321know.com/fra16_x2.htm#section4 References End of Lesson
  13. 13. There are a total of four people that would like a piece of pizza. The pizza needs to be cut into 4 pieces for you and your three friends to have one piece each. Return to Lesson Exit
  14. 14. 4 9 Answer: Exercise 2 Exit Numerator – 4 yellow circles Denominator – 9 total circles
  15. 15. 5 12 Answer: Return to Lesson Exit Numerator – 5 green squares Denominator – 12 total squares

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