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“Fraction Pyramid” is an idea that combines math, social studies, and cooperation
Math, Social Studies
PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Title – Fraction Pyramid
By – Cissy Condrey
Primary Subject – Math
Grade Level – Elementary
This lesson plan can be tied in with Social Studies and conduct (team work)!
Objective: As a result of this lesson, the student will be able to:
Work cooperatively with others.
Build a pyramid with manipulatives.
Divide each layer into fractions.
Materials: Sugar cubes, frosting, baking pans (1 for each team), plastic knives (be careful ED classes), pencils
Procedures: Divide the students into teams. Instruct students to build a pyramid using the sugar cubes. Label each sugar cube on each layer (for example, if it takes 16 sugar cubes to build the bottom layer, label each sugar cube 1/16, pencil does well on the sugar cubes). Whoever labels their pyramid layers correctly and builds their pyramid the fastest is the winner!
Assessment: Teamwork, teacher observation, and final product