## Video: Fractions – What’s the Word?

Fractions: What’s the Word? Fraction basics: A fraction is a part of a whole. Watch to learn more about numerators (the top number) and denominators (the number on the bottom). A fraction can be represented as any parts of a whole. Some fractions are more common than others, like 1/2, 1/3, 1/10, etc.

STANDARDS CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.CAdd and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction. LESSON TIME 20-30 minutes SUMMARY This lesson for Grades 4-5 uses doughnuts to

## Internet Field Trip: An Overview on Teaching Fractions

Here’s a good Internet Field Trip. We’re drawing closer to Spring. But what exactly does that mean? So, the first day of winter in a given year was Dec. 21st. The first day of spring in a relative year is March 20th. Here’s your winter breakdown: 10 days in December 31 days in January 24

## A Baker’s Dozen of Ways to Use 7 Generation Games in Your Classroom

Often, I get asked how our games can be used in schools. Even more often, I have the opportunity to go into schools and see how they are being used, which is fascinating to me: teachers frequently design ways to use them that had not occurred to me when the games were designed.  Listed below

## Awesome Resources for Teachers: Ojibwe (Chippewa)

Since we’ve already told you about some awesome resources when it comes to the Dakota (Sioux) people we figured we’d let you know about some awesome Ojibwe (Chippewa) resources also! The Ojibwe are featured in our games Fish Lake, Making Camp and Forgotten Trail so the culture is a big part of 7 Generation Games. The great thing

## Video: What is Half?

What is Half? This short (1:40) video explains that one-half is two equal parts, with examples of one-half as a distance between two points or as a shape divided into two parts.

## Video: Mixed Form to Fraction Form

Mixed Form to Fraction Form: Examples Learn how to convert a mixed fraction to fraction form with examples demonstrated with a number line, pie diagrams, and step-by-step guidance. For the game, see Fish Lake.

## Clip Art: Fish Lake

Clip Art: Fish Lake In developing our games, so little Native American-related clip art existed that we had to create our own. Now, we want to share it with you. Please feel free to use any of the artwork here in your classes, on your website or education-related blog. Questions? Please email us at info@7generationgames.com. Clip

## Winter Time

Winter Time What did Dakota tribal members do during the winter? Resources Video: Story of the Lost Wife – An old legend of a wife who left her mean husband for a tribe of…wolves? What happened next?