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Other

Description:

In this activity students develop fraction concepts by reasoning about what choices they would make in order to get the most chocolate. Students determine how much candy they would receive as they enter one at a time and sit at one of three tables holding different amounts of candy which get shared equally. The activity includes the problem, tips for getting started, a teacher resource page, and a printable page of the problem.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,Critical thinking,Reason quantitatively,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Fractions,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161055262T,Model with mathematics,Modeling,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Informal Education,Concept formation,Middle School,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Practice Standards,Division,Elementary School,Representation,Operations,Communication,Critique reasoning,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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