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Rational Number Project: Fraction Operations and Initial Decimal Ideas

Twenty-eight lesson plans make up this research-based fourth- through sixth-grade fraction and decimal curriculum, covering through addition and subtraction of decimals, and multiplication and division of fractions. It includes a teacher guide with theoretical framework and instructions and templates for making manipulatives, as well as suggestions for using the lessons with English-language learners (ELL). The Rational Number Project is an NSF-funded multi-university research project.
Contributed by: Kathleen Cramer - Author, Terry Wyberg - Author, Seth Leavitt - Author
Math TopicNumber Sense, Decimals, Fractions, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeLesson Plans

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator, Professional/Practitioner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorKathleen Cramer - Author, Terry Wyberg - Author, Seth Leavitt - Author
    • Publication Date2009
    • Rights
    • AccessFree access
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    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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