I was even more excited when I found out my partner was Fern Smith from Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas!
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Now, I know some of you out there are thinking... what in the world is a bookworm going to do when paired together with a math wizard? :) Lucky for both of us, we each needed something for a tutoring group. Viola! Swap success!
By the way, if you are not following Fern you are MISSING out. She is FULL of fabulous freebies, classroom ideas and wonderful products. I love her!
Some of my inclusion kiddos are really struggling with fractions right now, even in their small group instruction. Fern was sweet enough to send me not one, but TWO of her newest fraction games!
|My *new* laminator for home! LOVE!|
|Charlie coming over to help sort the fractions. He's a genius.|
|Charlie's finished sort for one third!|
Fern also included 2 ways for students to practice - one set of papers labeled with the fraction, and one without. I loved the gradual release for this activity! When my students can identify the fraction without the word prompts, then they can use the blank pages. Brilliant!
There is also a fabulous student recording sheet and answer key. My co-teacher and I talked about how the recording sheet would be a great assessment tool once our kids have played a few time to see if they can create the fractions correctly on their own!
Fern has also created the C-U-T-E-S-T valentine version of this product! I cannot wait to bust this out in February for a fun review.
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|Charlie says, "Fractions with Fern are fur-tastic!" :)|