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FoldablesBook

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06/07/2013

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Foldable

Skill

Activity Suggestion

Parts

define

fractions three ways:
as part of a whole
as multiplication
(

3
5
means 3 times

1
5

)

as division (

3
5
means 3 divided by 5)

3

differentiate

proper and improper fractions

between

2

rename

whole numbers as improper fractions with a given
denominator

2

order

ten fractions from least to greatest

10

graph

five fractions on a number line

5

use

a number line to determine if fractions are
equivalent

any number

express

six ratios as fractions in simplest form

6

determine

if five fractions are in their simplest form by
checking to see if the GCF of the numerator and
the denominator is 1

5

list

examples of fractions in simplest form and
fractions that are not in simplest form

any number

explain

why it is easier to compare fractions with the
same denominator

1

describe

how the least common denominator of fractions
could be used to compare them

1

define

a mixed number as the sum of a whole number and a
fraction

1

write

mixed numbers as improper fractions and improper
fractions as mixed numbers

2

compare

fractions and decimals

2

chart

equivalent fractions and decimals

2

Venn diagram

given specific examples, compare characteristics of
like fractions, unlike fractions, and both

3

explain

how to add like and unlike fractions in words
and symbols

4

fractions with like and unlike denominators

2

subtract

fractions with like and unlike denominators

2

explain

how to subtract fractions with like and unlike
denominators

2

compare and

contrast

2

multiply

fractions with like and unlike denominators

2

explain

how to multiply fractions with like and unlike
denominators in words and symbols

4

divide

fractions with like and unlike denominators

2

prove

that dividing by 2 is the same as multiplying
by

1
2
, its multiplicative inverse

2

write

word problems that contain fractions

any number

express

given fractions as percents

2

tell

how you know if a fraction is greater than 100%
or less than 1%

1

compare and

a fraction and an algebraic fraction

contrast

2

write

six algebraic fractions in simplest form

6

Fraction as
Division

Frac-
tion

as a
whole

Pyramid Fold

Proper
Fractions

Improper
Fractions

Two-Tab Book

Fractions in Simplest Form

Fractions not in Simplest
Form

Shutter Fold

Fraction

Percent

Folded Chart

MATH ACTIVITIES USING FOLDABLES

41

Teaching Mathematics with Foldables

Foldable

Skill

Activity Suggestion

Parts

order

ten decimals from least to greatest

10

rename

five decimals as fractions

5

explain

why decimals can be written as fractions with
denominators that are powers of ten

1

find

equivalent decimals and fractions

2

differentiate

between terminating decimals, repeating
decimals, and decimals that do not terminate
nor repeat

3

compare and

terminating and repeating decimals

contrast

2

find

examples of decimals that do not terminate or
repeat

any number

write

four fractions as terminating or repeating decimals

4

define

terminating decimals

1

describe

repeating decimals

1

Venn diagram

characteristics of terminating decimals, repeating
decimals, both

3

estimate

sums of six decimals using rounding and describe
each

6

find

six sums of decimals and describe the process

6

estimate

six differences of decimals and write about the
process

6

find

six differences of decimals and explain the
process

any number

state

example: 8.45 and
8.45

5

illustrate

the rule for placement of the decimal point when
multiplying decimals

1

explain

in your own words how to divide by a decimal

1

simplify

four expressions with decimals and explain each step

4

evaluate

five expressions with decimals and explain each step

5

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