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Fractions. Day 4 Pine Level Elementary Mrs. Housley. Journal Entry. talk because August caught draw walk chalk auto. taught thaw fault launch applause audience awkward. Spelling Word Fractions! Write the word and then write the fraction of vowels in the word. t a lk =.

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## Fractions

Day 4

Pine Level Elementary

Mrs. Housley

### Journal Entry

talk

because

August

caught

draw

walk

chalk

auto

taught

thaw

fault

launch

applause

audience

awkward

Spelling Word Fractions! Write the word and then write the fraction of vowels in the word.

talk =

1

4

vowels: a, e, i, o, u

### Fractions Word Wall

• In math, the whole means the entire thing.

• My mom baked a whole

• cake for my birthday! She

• didn’t just bake part of it,

• she baked the entire cake!

### Fractions Word Wall

• A fraction is an equal piece of the whole.

• Since there were many people

• at my party, we had to cut

• the cake to be sure that

• everyone could eat a

• fractionof the whole

• cake.

### Fractions Word Wall

• The numerator is the top number you write in a fraction. It tells how many pieces you’re talking about.

• ½

### Fractions Word Wall

• The denominator is the bottom number you write in a fraction. It tells how many pieces there are in all.

• ½

### Fractions Word Wall

whole

an equal piece of the whole

fraction

numerator

how many pieces in all

the entire thing

denominator

## Action Fraction

By: Hap Palmer

http://www.songsforteaching.com/happalmer/actionfraction.htm

• Everybody's doin' the Action Fraction!Gettin' mathematical satisfaction!Dancin' a radical new sensation!Sweepin' it's way across the nation!

• Reach up high as you can go.Bend down low and touch your toes.Lift your hands half way up,And mark the middle with a clap, clap, clap.

• Reach up high as you can go.Bend down low and touch your toes.Lift your hands one fourth the way.Snap your fingers, step and sway.

• Reach up high as you can go.Bend down low and touch your toes.Lift your hands three fourths the way,Jiggle and shake 'em any old way.

• Turn one third and wave your hand.Turn another third and wave once more.Turn another third and you're right back homeReady to what you did before.

• Everybody's doin' the Action Fraction!Gettin' mathematical satisfaction!Dancin' a radical new sensation!Sweepin' it's way across the nation!

### Fractions

• How much of the shape is colored?

How many pieces are colored?

2

How many pieces are there in all?

6

### Fractions

• How much of the shape is colored?

How many pieces are colored?

6

How many pieces are there in all?

9

### Fractions

• How much of the shape is colored?

How many pieces are colored?

1

How many pieces are there in all?

4

### Fractions

• How much of the shape is colored?

How many pieces are colored?

1

How many pieces are there in all?

2