Doughnuts and Adding Fractions

Introducing Fish Lake and it’s PowerPoint and PDF titled, “Doughnuts and Adding Fractions.” This lesson uses doughnuts to illustrate adding fractions with like denominators and takes students through the steps of adding mixed number fractions that also have like denominators. You can view and download the “Doughnuts and Adding Fractions” PowerPoint presentation and PDF below:

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

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

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?

Video: Story of the Lost Wife

Key Terms oral tradition storytelling Listen to “Story of the Lost Wife” Teacher Resources Storytelling: Oral Traditions | PBS – Lesson plan for Grades 4-6 about storytelling. One of four lessons. Resources for Teaching Ojibwe History – 7 Generation Games collection of resources for teachers featuring critical thinking questions and photos.  Video: Winter Time – How did