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Numbers and Operations

# Fractions

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## Choosing the Most Orange Crystal

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must locate a crystal with the highest fraction of orange color.

3-6

Video

## Creating Equal Shares

Students practice fractions by sharing certain numbers of objects among different numbers of people. They begin with unit fractions and move to sharing multiple objects among multiple people, in which a < b, and to produce fractions less than one.

3-6

Lesson Plan

## Crumpets Recipe

In this Cyberchase video segment, Shari Spotter gets help from the CyberSquad in doubling a recipe for crumpets.

4-8

Video

## Equal Amounts of Gold

In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad helps Pan and Pin divide up 15 gold bars.

3-6

Video

## Equivalent Fractions as a Means to Compare

Students learn to create equivalent fractions between fifths and tenths (and then some other denominations) as a means to compare fractions of like denominators.

3-6

Lesson Plan

## Grubby's Wacky Worms

Wicked and Digit must solve a fraction problem in order to free the CyberSquad in this video from Cyberchase.

3-6

Video

## Harry's Job at a Candy Store

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry uses fractions to pack boxes of truffles at a candy store.

4-8

Video

## Improper to Proper Fraction Conversions

Students study improper and proper fractions and learn to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa.

4-7

Lesson Plan

## Introducing Non-Unit Fractions and Equivalence

Students interpret fractions in which the denominator describes the number of equal parts and the numerator describes how many of those parts one has. They are also introduced to naming equivalent fractions by dividing a circle.

3-5

Lesson Plan

## Learning to Distinguish Numerators and Denominators

Students learn to recognize representations of fractions as well as identify numerators and denominators, understand the relationship between the number of parts into which a whole is divided, and the number of those parts that are present

3-5

Lesson Plan

## Locating and Ordering Equivalent Fractions on the Number Line

Students find ways to share different-sized items equally between 2 people as well as to find equivalent fractions on a number line and to order those fractions by size.

3-6

Lesson Plan

## Mission Magnetite

In this Cyberchase interactive, try to stop Hacker by matching up percentages with their equivalent fraction and picture representations.

3-5

Interactive

## Multiplying Fractions of the Form a/b of c

Students study fractions and practice writing arithmetic sentences using multiplication and specific proportions.

5-8

Lesson Plan

## The Puzzle of the Amulet of Amagansett

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Wicked and Digit use what they know about fractions to figure out how many jewels are missing from the Amulet of Amagansett.

3-6

Video

## Reclaiming the Power

The CyberSquad must equally divide a number of crumpets to reclaim the power stolen by Hacker in this video from Cyberchase.

4-8

Video

## Retrieving 2/5 of Electro-Root

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Jackie and Inez figure out how to break an Electro-Root into 2/5, one of the ingredients for the antidote to Motherboard’s virus.

3-6

Video

## Retrieving 2/8 of the Healing Stone

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Matt and Digit divide up the healing stone and discover equivalent fractions.

3-6

Video

## The Right Amount of Cupcake Mix

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Bianca doubles the ingredients in a cupcake recipe that includes fractional amounts.

4-8

Video

## Solving the Sphinx's Fraction Problem

In this Cyberchase video segment, Wicked and Digit solve a fraction puzzle in order to move on in their quest to save the CyberSquad.

3-6

Video

## Using Recipes to Add Fractions and Convert Improper Fractions to Proper Fractions or Mixed Numbers

Students practice three ways of doubling fractions (representations, addition and multiplication) as they double a cupcake recipe. They convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers.

4-7

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