This manual shows teachers how to present powerful, engaging, and effective lessons to students who are just beginning to learn about fractions. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the Fraction Book 2 Student Workbook. It provides essential background information about the teaching principles upon which the lessons are based as well as detailed instructions to help both experienced and new teachers alike teach the lessons effectively.
This book covers the following skills: simplifying fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, multiplying a fraction by another fraction, dividing a fraction by a whole number, and simplifying before multiplying. It contains material usually found in a 5th grade curriculum.
Prerequisites: Students need to have mastered the skills presented in ABeCeDarian Fractions Book 1.