Thursday, November 11, 2010

Thanksgiving Parts of a Whole Dinner

After studying parts of a whole my first grade students pulled two "math language" cards from the center of the table and drew lines to divide food pictures into equal parts based on the cards they pulled. We discussed how dividing circles and triangles into equal parts is "trickier" than dividing rectangles and squares into equal parts. We glued the foods onto a picture of a plate and colored the silverware. It would also be super cute to use a paper place-mat with a paper plate, napkin and plastic forks, knives and spoons glued on. (The picture of the plate comes from

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