Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Grade Level: Grade 4 - 5
Content area(s): Math and Visual Arts
Classroom Time: Two 60 minute periods (Part could be done independently as homework)
Purpose: Understand the meanings of operations and use strategies to estimate computations involving fractions
Math skill: Multiplication/division of whole numbers and fractions, measurement conversions
Visual Arts Skill: Connecting the visual arts to other areas of the curriculum
Paper, pencil, internet access, cardstock/paper plate, markers/crayons/colored pencils, tissue paper,
glue stick, scraps of paper, etc.
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.