Have students fill in the table to respond to this Headline Story. Make sure that the fractions they use make sense with the problem. For example, using a fraction greater than 1 doesn’t make sense.
Oh, no! Someone ate some of our cookies! Fill in the table with different fractions and the number of cookies eaten.
(Other fractions are possible.)
|Beginning Number of Cookies||Fraction Eaten||Number of Cookies Eaten|