## Teaching with primary sources: Buffalo hunting

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## Teaching with primary sources: Buffalo hunting

## Video: Adding Fractions with Like Denominators

## Lesson: Time Rate Distance Problems

## Video: What is Half?

## Video: When is a Fraction the Same as One?

## Video: Math Terms

10-Minute Lesson Plan on Primary Sources

Standards 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. Summary Now that you understand what a fraction is, what’s a numerator and what’s a denominator, you can start doing operations with fractions.…

Standards Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems. CCSS.Math.Content.7.EE.B.3Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess…

One half means it’s fair Who doesn’t want life to be fair? Learning fractions? Start with the most basic – dividing a whole into two equal parts. Equal is the key point emphasized here. It’s not enough to be in two parts, you need two equal parts. Fractions are more than pizza I like this…

When first learning fractions, I’ve found most students benefit from lots and lots of examples. It’s fine to teach rules and procedures, which I do, but I also try to show that rule applied in many different contexts. Watch this video for many examples of how N/N = 1 . Whether it is one trip,…

Knowing your math terms is important. Students asked to find the quotient may not get the right answer not because of an inability to divide 28 by 4 but rather because they don’t know what the word ‘quotient’ means. This video goes over the terms for addition, subtraction and multiplication. This video is featured in…

## Making Camp Ojibwe: Multiplication Practice

Teaching multiplication is part of teaching number sense. If you teach math from grades 3 to 5, you are well aware of how essential it is that students learn multiplication and division basics. Of course, math shouldn’t be all about rote memorization. However, if you believe it is a waste of time for students to…

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