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FRACTIONS - EQUIVALENCE - 5 DONKEY CARD GAMES

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Decimals, Equivalence, Fractions, Percentage, Simplified Fractions

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By Learning-solutions,
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FRACTIONS - EQUIVALENCE - 5 DONKEY CARD GAMES

EQUIVALENCE FRACTIONS WITH DONKEY - This game will have your students familiar with this abstract concept and wanting more.

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Learning-solutions, Education Consultant

I am a semi-retired primary teacher with a degree and experience in Learning Support.  During my 30 odd years teaching I was a classroom teacher, principal, guidance officer and learning support teacher.  I have had straight grades and multi-age classes in towns and communities all over Queensland.  My passion is differentiation and supporting all learners.

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    This product contains:

    • Set 1 - Decimal Fraction and picture
    • Set 2 - Fractions of 100 and picture
    • Set 3 - Fractions of 100 and simplified Fractions
    • Set 4 - Percentage and Picture
    • Set 5 - Simplified Fraction and Picture
    • + Directions
    • + 2 Conversion Tables (one includes percentage)


     There are 53 uniform cards in each set and you can mix and match according to the needs of your learners.

    The price is low because I believe in the value of games for consolidation and the fact that your investment is really in the time you take to prepare your game.  

    The directions for DONKEY are simple. Just deal out all the cards. Players (up to 6) put down their pairs at the beginning of their turn and say what is on the card pairs. Then they offer their hand, face down and fanned out, so the next player can pick one of their cards before they have their turn. They cannot see the card they choose. The second player now puts down any pairs they have, saying the name of the fraction as they do. Play continues this way until the DONKEY is the only card left. That player is the LOSER. 

    I use games like DONKEY in intervention every day. When I can I send the game home for family fun time there's no better homework. Including the game in a Maths Centre has the same learning value (through repetition).

    The Conversion Chart helps to scaffold the learning and make it inclusive. With the chart your intervention kids can play with anyone and you are differentiating. Meanwhile everyone is consolidating the concept of equivalence

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