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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

#Made4Math - Fractions & Baking Video Prompt

Ok, so I know it's not Monday, but.....

Here is a short video to start a discussion/review on fraction operations and equivalent fractions.  After the video is shown, the students will be given a few minutes to come up with their answers then share with the class.

I'm really curious to see this play out in a lesson.  I have one solution to the problem but am anxious to see if someone comes up with a different answer.

Another fun idea would be to have the students do video responses/solutions!!!

(The link to this video on youtube is here.)

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