Math by the Month
math by the month: A fraction feast
Lara Kikosicki and Debbie Prekeges
Edited by Christine D. Poulsen and Kimberly M. Lilienthal
October 2012, Volume 19, Issue 3, Page 144
Family time in the kitchen can lead to opportunities to explore fractions in real-life circumstances and tap into children’s engagement in the harvest season. You might supplement the October problems by setting up a time for your students to talk with a professional chef or event planner about how they use fractions in their jobs.
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