# Imagine that there is a plate of cookies in front of you and your best friend. How would you break the cookie so you both get a fair share? Why is important.

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Imagine that there is a plate of cookies in front of you and your best friend. How would you break the cookie so you both get a fair share? Why is important that you both get a fair share? A fair share is an equal amount which means that everyone gets the same amount. 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444 Next Image Source: www.clipart.com by subscriptionwww.clipart.com

Here are sources that can be used to expand your knowledge on equal parts. Interactive Demonstrations  Education Place Education Place Videos  You can learn about the basic parts of a whole through this video.basic parts of a whole Print  World Book Kids Online on equal parts. World Book Kids Online 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444 Next Image Source: www.clipart.com by subscriptionwww.clipart.com *NOTE: Go to the BCPS Database page and click on BrainPOP Jr., then return to this slide and click on the video link above.BCPS Database page

To prepare for our activity look at this interactive demonstration of cutting a pizza into fair slices.demonstration Now you are going to be the pizza maker and cut the pizzas into equal and unequal parts or into halves and fourths.equal and unequal parts halves and fourths. 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444 Next Image Source: www.clipart.com by subscriptionwww.clipart.com

Here is the rubric that your teacher will use to grade your activity.rubric The final assessment is to participate in the Fraction Shoot game.Fraction Shoot 1. Click on Equal and Unequal Parts 2. Click on the halves, thirds, and fourths. 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444 Next Image Source: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/fractions_shoot.htm

Here are additional websites that you can use to apply your new knowledge: ◦ Pizza Fractions Pizza Fractions ◦ PBS CyberChase PBS CyberChase ◦ Golf Game Golf Game 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444 Next Image Source: www.clipart.com

BCPS Curriculum  Determine whether a region has been divided into equal parts. (16.A)  Count the number of equal parts a region has been divided into. (16.B) Common Core State Standards Reading: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Writing: 7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. Standards for the 21 st Century Learner Standards for the 21 st Century Learner 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning. 2.1.3 Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations, and further investigations. Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students 3.0: Use a variety of technologies for learning and collaboration. Time Frame: 1-2 50 minute period Differentiation:  Direct students to use comprehension tools included in databases, such as: audio read-aloud, labeled reading levels, and embedded dictionaries.  Learning Styles: Field Independent,Visual, Active Learning Styles:Field IndependentVisualActive  Student Activity: Pick activity that is more appropriate for your class. Notes to the teacher:  There are some books on this topic that can be found in library  How Many Ways Can You Cut a Pie? By Jane Belk Moncure  Give Me Half! By Bruce McMillan  Paper and pencil version of student activity: Halves and Quarters and Equal and Unequal PartsHalves and Quartersand Equal and Unequal Parts  Students can use computer program, Shapes (see Technology Liaison for installation), Wixie or Kidspiration for an assessment  The timed quiz website also has worksheets that can be printed. There are several other websites that can be used for the assessment. Website 1, Website 2timed quiz Website 1 Website 2 Last updated: July 2014 Created by Amie Schwartz, Library Media Specialist BCPS Slam Dunk Research Model, Copyright 2013, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. This lesson is based on Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module.Amie Schwartz Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module 1111 2222 3333 6666 5555 4444

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