Grade Levels: 4 - 6
Students will be able to use their knowledge of fractions to play games.
Divide the class into 3 teams. The first team gives the second team 2 fraction
flashcards. The second team has 2 minutes to decide if the second fraction is
more, less, or equal to the first fraction. The third team has 30 seconds to
pass or challenge the answer.
In the next round, the second team presents the fractions and the third
decides if they are more, less, or equal. The first team can challenge.
You will continue rotation for each round. Five points are scored for a
correct answer; 5 are taken away in the challenge is wrong. 25 points wins the
Divide the class into 2 groups, draw a tic-tac-toe grid on board, write an
"x" on the right side of the board, and an "O" on the left side of the board
as each goups logo. Have 1 student from each group approach board, teacher
calls out question having to do with lesson, students write the correct answer
as quickly as possible, teacher asks the class who is correct and why, the
first student with the first correct answer, write their groups logo on the
tic-tac-toe grid, the first team to get a straight line of 3 is the winning
Competition should not be empahsized during the game.
Students are told the real winning team is the one who gave the most positiove
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