Monday, February 10, 2014

Fraction Cards and Decimal Squares

Improper fractions, mixed numbers, reduced terms, and denominators....oh my! We are beginning our unit on fractions and decimals. 

Here are the big topics that we will focus on at the beginning of our unit:
  • Finding fractional parts of a whole
  • Adding and subtracting fractions
  • Comparing and ordering fractions
  • Understanding proper and improper fractions
  • Understanding mixed numbers
  • Reducing fractions to lowest terms

Please take time to read the following letters that contain more important information about the work we are doing in this unit.