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567- Consolidating Fifth-Grade Students’ Understandings of Fractions through Multiple Embodiment

Friday, April 15, 2011: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
White River Ballroom G/H (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Xiaofen Zhang

Attendees will participate in activities from five lessons on unit fractions that have helped fifth-grade students consolidate their understandings of fraction knowledge. This presentation will emphasize multiple embodiment of concepts, through tasks relating to linear perimeter, capacity, and discrete models, but not the area model.

Presentation Format: Preservice and In-Service Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, 3 to 5

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