I don't believe children's minds will be permanently damaged from pizzas and money!
[Appropriate Grade Levels: 2+]
1) Anything missing here in building division/fraction concepts?
I believe so!
WHAT QUESTION COULD WE ASK TO BUILD FRACTION SENSE, ESTIMATION, etc.,??
Teacher: Before you start drawing lines, choose from one of these:
(Write your choice on your paper in the next 5 secs)
(A) Each child will get more than one whole pie.
(B) Each child will get less than one whole pie.
OK, now defend your answer to your partners in the next minute.
Anyone change their first answer?
So the majority chose (B). Why?
So you have been dividing 3 pies equally among 4 children.
Let's say that together...
Now let's write 3 pies ÷ 4 children =
Three-_______ of ------ for ----- child =
How do you think PARCC would assess the important ideas here?