ABeCeDarian Fractions Book 1 is a superb introduction to the topic. The engaging lessons are easy to teach and will help all students master this important topic. The lessons are designed for one-on-one or small group teaching. This workbook covers the following skills: naming fractions, adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator, writing improper fractions as mixed numbers, adding and subtracting mixed numbers with the same denominator, making equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators, multiplying a fraction and a whole number. It contains material usually found in a 4th grade curriculum.
It is strongly recommended that teachers buy the companion teacher manual for details about how to best present the lessons.
Pre-requisites: Students should be familiar with standard fraction notation and be able to represent basic fractions using simple drawn models. For students who are entirely new to fractions, please begin with the brief set of lessons of freely downloadable lessons: Fractions, An Introduction.