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   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (2) 3 :
3) Extend skills by individually following sequential steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: Use the book A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle.
Create a real or imagined home.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 1 :
1) Elaborate on an individual or prompted imaginative idea.

Examples: Create an imaginative mask showing his/her personality.
Look at masks from different cultures such as Chinese, African and Native American.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 3 :
3) Generate ideas and employ a variety of strategies and techniques to create a work of art/design.

[MA2019] (3) 13 :
13. Demonstrate that a unit fraction represents one part of an area model or length model of a whole that has been equally partitioned; explain that a numerator greater than one indicates the number of unit pieces represented by the fraction.

[MA2019] (4) 15 :
15. Model and justify decompositions of fractions and explain addition and subtraction of fractions as joining or separating parts referring to the same whole.

a. Decompose a fraction as a sum of unit fractions and as a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way using area models, length models, and equations.

b. Add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with like denominators using fraction equivalence, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

c. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers having like denominators, using drawings, visual fraction models, and equations to represent the problem.
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.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (3) 13 :
13. Demonstrate that a unit fraction represents one part of an area model or length model of a whole that has been equally partitioned; explain that a numerator greater than one indicates the number of unit pieces represented by the fraction.

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.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (3) 13 :
13. Demonstrate that a unit fraction represents one part of an area model or length model of a whole that has been equally partitioned; explain that a numerator greater than one indicates the number of unit pieces represented by the fraction.

[MA2019] (3) 14 :
14. Interpret a fraction as a number on the number line; locate or represent fractions on a number line diagram.

a. Represent a unit fraction (1/b) on a number line by defining the interval from 0 to 1 as the whole and partitioning it into b equal parts as specified by the denominator.

b. Represent a fraction (a/b) on a number line by marking off a lengths of size (1/b) from zero.
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.


   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (3) 13 :
13. Demonstrate that a unit fraction represents one part of an area model or length model of a whole that has been equally partitioned; explain that a numerator greater than one indicates the number of unit pieces represented by the fraction.

[MA2019] (4) 13 :
13. Using area and length fraction models, explain why one fraction is equivalent to another, taking into account that the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size.

a. Apply principles of fraction equivalence to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.

Example: a/b is equivalent to (n x a)/(n× b).
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.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (3) 13 :
13. Demonstrate that a unit fraction represents one part of an area model or length model of a whole that has been equally partitioned; explain that a numerator greater than one indicates the number of unit pieces represented by the fraction.

[MA2019] (3) 14 :
14. Interpret a fraction as a number on the number line; locate or represent fractions on a number line diagram.

a. Represent a unit fraction (1/b) on a number line by defining the interval from 0 to 1 as the whole and partitioning it into b equal parts as specified by the denominator.

b. Represent a fraction (a/b) on a number line by marking off a lengths of size (1/b) from zero.
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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