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Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Fractions (Grades 5-8)

Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Fractions (Grades 5-8)

by Jerry Burkhart

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Students become mathematical adventurers in these challenging and engaging activities designed to deepen and extend their understanding of concepts from the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. The investigations in this book stretch students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they solve puzzles, create stories, and explore fraction-related concepts that take them from the mathematics of ancient Greece to the outer reaches of infinity. Each activity comes with detailed support for classroom implementation including learning goals, discussion guides, detailed solutions, and suggestions for extending the investigation. There is also a free supplemental e-book offering strategies for motivation, assessment, parent communication, and suggestions for using the materials in different learning environments.

Grades 5-8

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781000492828
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 166
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jerry Burkhart has been teaching and learning math with gifted students in Minnesota for nearly 20 years. He has degrees in physics, mathematics, and math education. He provides professional development for teachers and is a regular presenter at conferences around topics of meeting the needs of gifted students in mathematics...

Table of Contents

A Note to Students Introduction Connections to the Common Core State Standards Exploration 1: Sharing and Grouping Exploration 2: Fraction Puzzlers Exploration 3: Working Together Exploration 4: Fractions Forever! Exploration 5: Visualizing Fraction Multiplication Exploration 6: Undo It! Exploration 7: Sum-Product Pairs Exploration 8: Unit Fraction Hunt Exploration 9: Continued Fractions References About the Author Common Core State Standards Alignment

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