ActivActivity–January 16-17, 2013

Remember when we were in the middle of our fraction unit and we were dividing?  Think about the problem about bows: Avery had 6 yards of ribbon.  He’s making bows for packages, and each bow uses 1/3 of a yard of ribbon.  How many bows can he make?  Then think about how we all said 1/18 for the answer?  I’ll remind you of how we solved it:

Screen Shot 2013-01-16 at 6.21.20 AM

Today your job is to create a fraction problem with division.  I’m not going to tell you what the answer has to be–I want you to figure out that part, too!  You can divide a whole number by a fraction (like this one), or you can divide a fraction by a whole number if you remember how to do that.  Remember to make sure your story makes sense, that you have an answer that is LOGICAL, and that you sign your names so we know who’s amazing thinking it is! Good luck, friends!

9 thoughts on “ActivActivity–January 16-17, 2013

  1. Annie had a play to do, and she had to use 10 1/2 chocolate bars for the show. In the play she needs to share a 1/5 of the chocolate with 2 other friends. How many does each person get?

    Anna K. , Don, Rosalee, and Jack Fearn

  2. I had a gallon of french vanilla ice cream. There were 5 people in all that we had to share it with. How much ice cream would each person get?

    -Natalie,Fiona,Sammy,Devan,and Ames.

  3. Hi Mrs.Bearden. I got the kid blog app and I don’t know how to use it. It asks for the URL code can you send it to me??

    Sent from my iPod

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