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ALEX Classroom Resources
Subject: Arts Education (2 - 4), Mathematics (3 - 4)
Title: Thiebaud's Cake Math
URL: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/counting-art/thiebaud-elem.html
Description:

Students will analyze the painting, Cakes, by Wayne Theibaud.  They will practice fractions and paint a decorated cake.

Subject: Mathematics (3)
Title: Fractions StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/fractions/fractions.htm
Description:

This classroom resource provides a video that explains that fractions represent part of a whole number. The video will introduce the terms numerator and denominator. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Subject: Mathematics (3)
Title: Math + Arts: Musical Fractions
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/eed81b50-9fac-4a24-bc78-b88cfee2f0e8/musical-fractions/
Description:

This is a free classroom resource from PBS.  Teachers will need to click on Procedure to access the full activity.

There are three options for this lesson, depending on class needs and time available:

1. Frame, Focus, and Reflection (view and discuss): students will watch segments from CyberChase that introduce or reinforce fraction concepts.
2. Short hands-on activity: students will play a game with fractions.
3. Project: students will explore fractions through rhythmic sequences.

Subject: Mathematics (3 - 4)
Title: Find the Fractions!
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/61bfa094-811c-4885-8631-0c37852824d1/61bfa094-811c-4885-8631-0c37852824d1/
Description:

In this "Cyberchase" video clip, Matt and Digit have a recipe for a "Mean, Green Antidote" that calls for 2/8 of a whole stone. Students will realize that the fractions 2/8 and 1/4 are equivalent.

Subject: Mathematics (3)
Title: Retrieving 2/8 of the Healing Stone
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/vtl07.math.number.fra.retrieve28/retrieving-28-of-the-healing-stone-cyberchase/
Description:

The CyberSquad must make an antidote to a virus that has infected MotherBoard. One of the ingredients in the antidote is 2/8 of a Healing Stone. Matt and Digit locate the stone and notice that it is divided into four sections. Because they need to divide the stone into eight equal pieces, they learn about equivalent fractions.

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