The major concepts covered in this unit were understanding fractions as equal and fair shares, as parts of a whole, and parts of a set. Also, that students would develop a deeper understanding of the meaning of the numerator and denominator, would be able to identify equivalent fractions, and be able to compare fractions. In addition to the mathematics goals and communication goals of this unit, I was looking for students' attitudes towards fractions to improve.Along with this concept, students also struggled when given a fraction and having to find the whole. ... That way when students go off on their own to complete the worksheet, they would have a reference sheet and know how to use that chartanbsp;...

Title | : | Developing a Deeper Understanding of Fractions Through Communication |

Author | : | Kimberly Wolff |

Publisher | : | ProQuest - 2009 |

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