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# Maximum Chocolate Party

Sweet Work with Fractions math activity
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## Danesa Aureli

on 16 March 2014

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#### Transcript of Maximum Chocolate Party

Maximum Chocolate Party
By Danesa Serns
2
Guest 1
1 1/2
Guest 2
1 1/2
Guest 3
1
1
Guest 4
1/2
1
Guest 5
1/2
1
Guest 6
1/2
3/4
Guest 7
1/2
3/5
Guest 8
2
1
1
2/3
2/3
2/3
1
3
1
1
1
Students
Jakob Serns
Lois Serns
Lauren Petty
What processes did you use to understand fractions during this activity?
Jakob --Rounding
Lauren --Pictures/Visuals
Lois --Equivalent fractions
How could this activity be more challenging?
Lois --Different numbers of chocolate bars
Lauren --Different amount of tables
Jakob --more rounds/guests

Lois --I'm really good at fractions
Lauren --Different perspective
Jakob --Yes

Lois --Good practice, good discussion
Jakob --Visual

Reflections
UCARE Model
Understanding
--Understand activity
Computing
--Number/fraction comparison
Applying
--What do we already know about fractions? (ie-larger denominator=smaller piece size, 3/7<3/5)
Reasoning
--Discuss/explain to other classmates
Engaging
--Activity involves individual and group effort. Differentiated for the visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners. Fun, unique, doable.
Uses UCARE model
Teaches problem solving
Fun, innovative (involves food:)
Individual and Group work
More mind work, no calculators
Differentiated instruction
Students may get discouraged
Students may get distracted
Students may get bored
Facilitate well and prepare students
MAXIMUM CHOCOLATE PARTY
~sweet work with fractions
Sweet Work with Fractions by Natalya Vinagradova & Larry Blaine.
Teaching Mathematics in Middle School, Vol. 18 Issue 8, April 2013.
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