Alright. I have already shared my feelings on measurement and how I started my measurement unit this go around. Already my stress level was at about 7 instead of its usual 9 about this time of year. Ahh … nice big breath.

Let me share how I completed step two of this process. After introducing to students the unit fraction, I wanted to start show students that there are many different ways to represent one fractional amount. I gave each student a set of fraction bars (Do you have these? I LOVE mine!)

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Mandy Gregory is a 2007 and 2012 Teacher of the Year. She has taught 4th, 3rd, and 2nd grade in both the general education and inclusion setting. She is the owner and creator of the Teaching Tips website (www.mandygregory.com) and has over 10 years of experience. She is married with two beautiful children.