#### Transcript Fraction Frenzy

```Created for 4th-6th grade
StAIR project by:
Dana Collett
CEP 811
Introduction
Welcome! I have you are ready to learn.
 Supplies
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 Paper and pencil
At the end there are extra resources, please
take the time to look at them. 
 For this powerpoint, use the space bar at
each slide until you see
and then
use the arrows at the bottom on the page.
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Objectives and Standards
Understand the concept of a fraction and the
vocabulary
 Generate equivalent fractions
 Convert improper fractions into mixed
numbers
 Add and subtract fractions with like and unlike
denominators
 Compare fractions using <, >, and =
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 Understanding
this PowerPoint
 What are fractions
 Vocabulary
 Equivalent Fractions
 Compare Fractions
 Improper fractions and Mixed Numbers
How to navigate....
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Turn your volume up and Enjoy 
What are Fractions?
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A fraction is a
number that names
part of a whole.
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 Scholastic Fractions
 A fraction MUST be
broken into EQUAL
pieces
 Can you think of
things in our everyday
life that contain
fractions?
Check out this
Scholastic tutorial on
fractions:
Studyjams
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Want to do more?
below to take you to
another game.
 http://www.vectorkids.
com/vkfractions.htm
Show Me Fractions
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⅓ can look like this:
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OR this:
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Visualize
 Create and Visualize
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True or False: Both
of these pictures
show ¾ ?
TRUE
FALS
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You Did it! Way to go!
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In both pictures, the bar is divided into 4
equal parts and three parts are shaded.
Even though they are not the same
three parts, both still represent ¾ .
Try Again
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Hint: Think about what the numerator
and denominator are telling you.
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2nd Hint: ¾ means there are 3 shaded
parts out of 4 equal parts
Vocabulary
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Fraction
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 Equal parts of a whole
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fraction line that tells
how many parts of the
whole are being
considered
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 Fractions that name the
same amount
Numerator
 The number ABOVE the
Denominator
 The number BELOW
the fraction line that tells
how many EQUAL parts
are in the whole
Equivalent fraction
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Improper fraction
 When the numerator is
greater than the
denominator (e.g. 11/6)
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Mixed number
 A whole number and a
fraction (e.g. 2½ or 3⅙)
Let’s Review.....
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Fill in the blank using
the vocabulary
words in the word
bank below.
Equivalent
Fractions
Numerator
Denominator
Improper Fraction
Fraction
Mixed Number
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12/3 is an example of an
____________________.
In ⅗ the number 3 is the
___________________.
½ and 4/8 are
___________________.
⅘ is a _____________. It
means that there are 5
equal pieces in the whole
and 4 are being
considered.
A ______________ is a
whole number and a
fraction, like 2⅞
The _______ ______ tells
you how many equal parts
are in the whole.
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12/3 is an example of an improper fraction.
In ⅗ the number 3 is the numerator.
½ and 4/8 are equivalent fractions.
⅘ is a fraction. It means that there are 5 equal
pieces in the whole and 4 are being considered.
A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction,
like 2⅞
The denominator tells you how many equal parts
are in the whole.
Equivalent Fractions
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Equivalent
fractions
are
fractions
that name
the same
amount.
Take a
look at the
picture.
1/2 = 2/4
1/2 = 3/6
5/10=4/8
Notice that
all the
fraction bars
line up and
they are all
equivalent.
Equivalent Fraction Review
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http://www.abcya.com/
fraction_tiles.htm
Use the website
above to create
equivalent fractions.
Still want more? Go
the PBS website and
match equivalent
fractions.
 http://pbskids.org/cyberc
hase/games/equivalentf
ractions/index.html
Which fraction is
equivalent to ½?
1/3
3/6
5/6
8/12
Oh no 
What went wrong?
 Go back a couple slides and look at the
pictures that shows equivalent fractions
for ½ .
 Still Need Help? Take a look at this:
http://www.abcya.com/fraction_tiles.htm
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YES!!!
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1/2 is EQUIVALENT
to 3/6
Compare Fractions
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Click on this tutorial
to compare
fractions.
When you are
finished, continue
on, to the interactive
practice and even
use the fraction bars
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⅘
⅜
Let’s Try Again
Grab some fraction bars if you are having
difficulty!
Hit the Previous page button to go back to
the slide.
Improper Fractions and Mixed
Numbers Review
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Mixed Numbers
 2 ½ or 3 ⅚ are both
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Improper Fractions
 Are “top heavy”
 The numerator is
examples of mixed
numbers.
greater than the
 You can turn a mixed
denominator.
number into a fraction  Improper Fractions to
by multiplying and
Mixed Numbers
 Look at the fraction
 Mixed Number into
as a division sign.
Fraction
 In the example, you
 Multiply the whole
would do 7 divided by 5.
number and the
The quotient is the
denominator.
whole number, the
remainder is the
numerator.
numerator and the
 The denominator
denominator stays the
STAYS the same!
SAME.
 Go to the next slide to
check it out.
Mixed Numbers to Improper
fractions
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http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/01fractions/fractions-07-improper-03.htm
Try Some~
Turn these improper fractions into mixed
numbers
1) 11/3
2) 5/6
 Turn these mixed numbers into improper
fractions
3) 2 ⅓
Don’t hit this
until you have
4) 1 ⅝
FINISHED all
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the problems 
Turn these improper fractions into mixed
numbers
1) 11/3  11÷ 3 = 3 r2  3 2/3
2) 5/6  5÷6= 1r1  1 ⅙
 Turn these mixed numbers into improper
fractions
3) 2 ⅓  2 x3 +1 = 7/3
4) 1 ⅝  1x8 +5 = 13/8
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Like Denominators
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subtracting fractions
with LIKE
denominators, you
ONLY and keep the
denominator the
same.
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3 – 1 = 3–1 = 2
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questions. Make sure to write in complete sentences.
Name 3 things that require the use of
fractions?
 You are baking a cake, it calls for ¾ cup of
sugar. You do not have a ¾ cup, how are you
going to measure out the correct amount of
sugar?
 How are fractions related to measurement?
 Write 2 things you learned and 2 things you
still need to work on.
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Storybird
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Take a look at how digital storytelling
 You Use Fractions Everyday
 How Peter Learned Fractions
Fraction Online Games
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Here’s a challengethis site wants you
to make ½ in 13
different ways!
 13 ways looking at a
half
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Make different pizza
according to client’s
orders
 Tony's Pizza Shop
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Check out these
games as well
 Gamequarium
 Visual Fractions
Resources
Take a look at the various resources below. Click on a