Parts of Wholes and Parts of Groups

Activity Type: Small Group
Fraction Maker from Units

Quick Description:

Students begin to understand how to create fractions from an already whole shape (i.e. a square) versus creating a fraction from a group of things (i.e. a group of balloons) (Adapted from Investigations in Number, Data, and Space, 2008).

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.