Rational Irrational Numbers - 3 kinesthetic activities
Irrational vs. Rational Numbers is a set of 3 hands-on activities to engage students in the difference between rational and irrational numbers. Ideal for math centers or to provide students choice in exploring number concepts, the three activities included here help students truly comprehend the difference between irrational and rational numbers, without simply memorizing definitions. GREAT FOR PI DAY!

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This detailed plan includes:
 Complete teacher’s guide for a 45-60 minute lesson
 3 student handouts with complete directions for use in whole class, small groups, or at centers
 A complete list of materials
 Selected student samples

Skills Developed in this lesson:

•Students will develop a symbolic representation code.
•Students will identify the properties of irrational numbers (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.NS.A.1)
•Students will apply the properties of irrational and rational numbers visually.

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Created: Aug 4, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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