Flower Power Math Game Essential Questions

  • How are common and decimal fractions alike and different?

  • How are models best used to see how fractional parts can be combined or separated?

  • How can I use concrete materials and drawings to understand and show understanding of fractions (from 1/12ths to 1/2)?

  • How can I explain the meaning of a fraction and its numerator and denominator, and use my understanding to represent and compare fractions?

  • How can I explain how changing the size of the whole affects the size or amount of a fraction?

Have students consider these essential questions as they explore the Flower Power math game, and visit the lesson ideas page for more teacher tips.