Action Fractions

Learning Trajectories for Everyday Computing

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

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Brownie Bites

Sequence; Decomposition

Fractions

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Fraction Circles 1

Sequence; Repetition

Unit Fraction Addition

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Storyboarding

Decomposition

Equivalent Fractions

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The Frog and
The Fly

Repetition; Debugging

Partitioning a Line into Equal Parts

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Animal Number Story

Scratch Basics

Addition

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Polygon Partners

Debugging; Sequence

Geometry

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Fraction Comic Animation

Decomposition; Debugging;

Equivalent Fractions

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Fraction Number-Line Mysteries

Decomposition; Debugging

Fractions on a Number Line

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Sharing Equally

Scratch Basics; Decomposition

Division

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Fraction Circles 2

Sequence

Different wholes

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Fraction Number-Line Exploration

Sequence

Fractions on a Number Line

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My Fraction Number Story

Decomposition; Debugging

Fractions Comparison;
Unit Fraction Addition

4th Grade Curriculum

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Introducing Conditionals: A Rounding Shortcut

Conditionals

Rounding whole numbers

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Math Chat

Variables

Area and Perimeter

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Sizing Sandwiches

Repetition; Conditionals; Variables

Comparing fractions

Patterned Fabrics

How Much Fabric?

Repetition

Subtracting fractions

Animals Illustration

Create your own Number Story

Coming soon...

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Zoo Animals

Scratch Basis;

Multi-step number story

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Fraction Circles: Pizza Sharing

Sequence; Repetition; Decomposition

Equal Parts

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Comparing Fractions: Same Numerators

Conditionals;; Debugging;

Comparing Fractions

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Getting Mack Home

Repetition

Subtracting fractions

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Robot Boxes

Variables

Area and Perimeter

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Ambling Animals

Variables; Conditionals

Comparing fractions

Adding Fractions with Same Denom

Adding Fractions with Same Denominators

Variables;

Adding fractions with same Denominators

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Storyboarding Multi-step Number Stories

Ask/Answer Input Variables; Adding Mixed Fractions