Action Fractions

Learning Trajectories for Everyday Computing

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Action Fractions is an integrated mathematics - computational thinking curriculum, designed using Everyday Mathematics. This course focuses on 3rd and 4th grade fractions instruction, providing 10–12 hours of instruction per year to augment any existing mathematics curriculum.

What is special about Action Fractions?

  • All materials and PD are free of charge.

  • It provides a variety of integrated lessons that use computing to build fractions fundamentals in 3rd and 4th grade while building computational thinking skills.

  • It provides complete lesson plans, including discussion prompts, reflections, extension ideas, and assessments.

3rd Grade Curriculum

Brownie Bites

Sequence; Decomposition

Fractions

Fraction Circles 1

Sequence; Repetition

Unit Fraction Addition

Storyboarding

Decomposition

Division

The Frog and
The Fly

Repetition; Debugging

Partitioning a Line into Equal Parts

Animal Number Story

Scratch Basics

Addition

Polygon Partners

Debugging; Sequence

Geometry

Button Dolls Number Story

Scratch Skills

Common Multiples

Fraction Number-Line Mysteries

Decomposition; Debugging

Fractions on a Number Line

Sharing Equally

Scratch Basics; Decomposition

Division

Fraction Circles 2

Sequence

Different wholes

Fraction Number-Line Exploration

Sequence

Fractions on a Number Line

4th Grade Curriculum

Introducing Conditionals: A Rounding Shortcut

Conditionals

Rounding whole numbers

Fraction Circles: Pizza Sharing

Sequence; Repetition; Decomposition

Equal Parts

Duck, Duck, Splash!

Variables; Conditionals

Adding fractions

Animal Sharing

Sequence; Decomposition

Multi-step number stories

Robot Boxes

Variables

Area and Perimeter

Ambling Animals

Variables; Conditionals

Comparing fractions

How Much Fabric?

Repetition

Subtracting fractions

Create your own Number Story

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Math Chat

Variables

Area and Perimeter

Sizing Up Subs

Repetition; Conditionals; Variables

Comparing fractions

Getting Mack Home

Repetition

Subtracting fractions

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