Basic Fractions Using LEGO® Bricks: Student Edition (PDF)
This is the student edition to accompany Basic Fractions Using LEGO® Bricks: Teacher Edition and should be used in conjunction with that book.
In Fractions Using LEGO® Bricks, Dr. Shirley Disseler has developed activities that work to help students learn the basics of fractions, using a common toy available in most classrooms and homes—LEGO® bricks!
- recognize fractions
- use the vocabulary of fractions
- define a whole and represent parts of different sized wholes
- add and subtract with like and unlike denominators
- represent and understand mixed numbers and find equivalent fractions
The book starts with the most basic concepts and focuses on a specific topic in each chapter. Most students learn these concepts between grades 2 – 6. Using LEGO® bricks to model math provides a universal language. Children everywhere recognize this manipulative.
It’s fun to learn when you’re using LEGO® bricks!