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Hands-On Equations Fractions Verbal Problems Workbook

A resource of verbal problems involving fractional relations.

More than 60 verbal problems to be solved using the strategies presented in the Hands-On Equations Fractions Learning System.

The Hands-On Equations Fractions Verbal Problems Workbook

Each exercise in the twelve lessons of the The Hands-On Equations Fractions Verbal Problems Workbook is solved using the strategies presented in the corresponding lesson of The Hands-On Equations Fractions Learning System.

Students concretely represent the verbal problem statement and then simplify the physical setup to solve for the unknown. Worksheet reproduction rights are included. Click here to download sample pages.

This workbook is intended for students in grades 5 - 8 and younger gifted students.

Materials may be purchased here.

Materials needed for each student

Each student needs the Hands-On Equations Fractions Student Kit to represent and solve the verbal problems concretely. This kit consists of a set of 8 numbered cubes, a flat laminated scale, and a set of 33 plastic fraction blocks.

            

 

Staff Development

A half-day Hands-On Equations Fractions Workshop is available to assist teachers in implementing Hands-On Equations Fractions in their classrooms.  A full-day workshop includes work on verbal problems. Please write to info@borenson.com or call 800-993-6284.

"The students truly loved the program! One learner's parent came up to me and told me how excited her daughter was to be working algebra using fractions! It was a real boost to self confidence for several learners, especially to those typically struggling learners." - 5th grade teacher