Hershey bars are the perfect treat to use to practice fractions. The introduction to this lesson is to watch the hershey s milk chocolate bar fraction book by jerry pallotta that is read to them on a you tube video. I use it with the book the hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book by jerry pollotta. There is no better way to teach about fractions, or any kind of math, than using candy. Even if you dont have the hershey fractions book, this is a fun and delicious way to introduce fractions to your class 18,573 downloads. A hersheys milk chocolate bar is made up of 12 little rectangles that provide perfect opportunity to teach fractions. Combine this sale price with a checkout51 rebate to further reduce the price.
Chocolate math with images math, teaching fractions. Then, brainstorm what it means to be a rational number. Hershey bar fractions worksheet, make a sweet deal with. The hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book jerry pallotta, robert c. Milton was in the fourth grade when his mennonite father, henry hershey, found his son a position as a printers apprentice in gap, pennsylvania.
Students will use the hershey bar as they complete the tasks involving fractions. Find everything you need to show them how you feel this year. How to make hersheys cookies n creme bars wonderhowto. Adventure sports in hershey, featuring great family entertainment in the central pennsylvania area, is located on rt. These love bug candy crafts are an easy activity kids will love this valentines day. On one page it shows two ways to name a fraction as the fraction itself and in simplest form reduced to lowest. I obtained my copy of the hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book for a dirt cheap price off a seller on amazon.
Well, the hunt for the perfect egg hunt candy is over. Discuss the parts of a whole and what fractions the students recognize. The powerpoint shares a tale of kids trying to share a candy bar fairly and encourages students to use fractions in a meaningful way. Centrally located between the towns of hershey, hummelstown, middletown, harrisburg, and elizabethtown, pennsylvania. Hersheys chocolate, another major company on the east coast with its headquarters in hershey, pa, has also greatly influenced the culture and education of children on the east coast with its 1999 published book the hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book. This is a great way to make fractions hands on in your classroom. The hersheys milk chocolate fractions book will help teach children the concept of dividing a whole into fractions in a fun and wonderful way. Milton hershey was born on september, 1857, in a farmhouse near the central pennsylvania village of derry church. As each new fraction is introduced in the book, have students write down.
To get more information about making your own chocolate bar or to buy tickets you can go onto the hersheys create a chocolate bar website. The book goes stepbystep, starting from unwrapping the hersheys bar, representing various fractions like 612, or 312, and showing the equivalent fractions for these such as 12 and 14. Use the hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book and kids who once crumpled their brows in frustration at the concept of fractions will suddenly salivate at the mere mention of this important math concept. Believe it or not, teaching fractions can be both educational and delicious. I have this really fun hershey fractions book and decided we needed to get some. Lots of math concepts can be taught with this candy bar. This is a learning sheet with blank hersheys chocolate bars on it. The hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book pallotta, jerry, bolster, robert c. The hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book pallotta. Hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book pallotta, jerry, bolster, robert c. A bunch of comical cows, some cocoa pods, and stalks of sugar cane join the fraction fun. It introduces fractions with pictures, equivalent fractions, whole numbers, subtracting fractions, and simplifyingreducing fractions. Candy bar fractions for teachers 2nd second graders listen to the hersheys milk chocolate bar fraction book by jerry pallotta before working with unifix cubes, making a model of a candy bar, in order to learn more about fractions.
Hershyes fractions book is wonderful to teach about fractions. Feb 4, 2014 the hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book by jerry pallotta. This 22 page smart notebook file accompanies the book hershey bar fractions, by jerry pallotta. This hershey s bar activity includes a life size hershey s bar template that can be used as manipulatives to understand fractions and multiplication. When finished with the story, call out various fractions for the students to show with their candy bar pieces. And we were thrilled to discover that it requires only two ingredients. Second graders listen to the hershey s milk chocolate bar fraction book by jerry pallotta before working with unifix cubes, making a model of a candy bar, in order to learn more about fractions. The hersheys milk chocolate fractions book by jerry pallotta is my first read by this author. The objective of this lesson is to be able to recognize equivalent fractions. Hersheys milk chocolate multiplication book by jerry pallotta. The hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book by jerry pallotta. Hershey fractions printable math cards teach beside me. Learn multiplication with a yummy hersheys milk chocolate bar. Handson activity using hersheys bars 12 sections and smaller 3 sections showing fractions and equivalent fractions.
Thoughout the book is breaks down a hersheys bar into all the different fractions one hershey bar can make. The hersheys kisses subtraction book emphasizes hands on subtraction with hersheys kisses. Students choose two fractions, color the hershey pieces and find the sum of the two fractions. A hersheys milk chocolate bar is made up of 12 little rectangles that provide the perfect opportunity to teach fractions. Hershey fractions powerpoint by anne yensan teachers pay. The hersheys milk chocolate fractions book by jerry.
This game includes fraction cards and a recording page with hershey bar outlines. The hersheys milk chocolate bar works great for teaching fractions. A bunch of comical cows, some cocoa pods, and stalks of. Introduce the story the hersheys milk chocolate fraction book.
Bring students back to the hershey book and give students hershey bar. The hersheys fraction book presentation jonathon watson 7th grade math mrs. Make your own chocolate bar hershey, pa lancaster pa. Apr 18, 2012 kids love using manipulatives when learning math. Make sweet memories all year long with crafts, decor, party favors and other. Have them write the fraction to represent the amount they have shown. Hersheys chocolate candy bar fractions worksheet, the. These places make great additions to your hersheypark trip. Hershey milk chocolate fractions book lesson plans.
Weve got a whole lotta love for this creamy, crunchy creation. The story does not have a main character or a main storyline instead the math is the main focus. Holiday and winter math ideas can really make learning more interesting for kids. A hersheys bar is made up of 12 little rectangles, making it t. This is a fun, engaging powerpoint presentation that may be used to introduce or reinforce fractions to elementary students. This winter, let your kids have fun with your math.
Eating fractions by bruce mcmillan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Fractions and equivalent fractions with hersheys bars prezi. As you read, have each pair of students follow the directions given in the book such as take the wrapper off, break the candy bar into twelve equal sessions, etc. Childrens house of hershey, a montessori preschool. Hersheys milk chocolate fractions lesson and book with. So much love, in fact, that we decided to replicate this super snack in the comfort of our home. Each student recieves their own hersheys bar and manipulates it while the teacher reads the. Hershey bar template for fractions, hershey fractions. The hersheys milk chocolate bar fractions book by jerry. I highly recommend this book to parents as a primary teaching tool or as an enrichment resource.
Second graders listen to the hersheys milk chocolate bar fraction book by jerry pallotta before working with unifix cubes, making a model of a candy bar, in order to learn more about fractions. Apple fractions by jerry pallotta on once upon a story duration. Next, combine your fraction with someone else make sure you keep your chocolate on your paper, separate from your partners how can we combine them without losing track of what we have. Check out this new rite aid deal that we got for you. It begins with a huge hershey bar being unwrapped to show its 12 blocks. With its 3 horizontal rows and 4 vertical columnstotaling 12 sections in allchildren can easily begin to understand the concept and process of hersheys does it again. A hersheys bar is made up of 12 little rectangles, making it the perfect edible tool for teaching fractions. Read the book, the hersheys milk chocolate fractions book, aloud to the students. The hersheys milk chocolate fractions book duration. It can be used with the fraction and multiplication hershey s bar book not included must be purchased through scholastics or used individually.
The seller had the book, which was in excellent condition, delivered to me in just five days. When they are learning in a handson way, they are more likely to understand and learn the concepts. Try out this snowman fractions printable with your kids. I as an educator dont think fractions are boring, but my students surely do. Delay the ride home for a few hours and experience these bonus attractions that make perfect additions to a sweet trip to hershey, pa. Have a sweet valentines day with everything from classroom treats to activities and crafts you can do with kids. Keeping your hands on your own bar create any fraction with your chocolate. It not uses pictures of the hershey bar to show several fractions in twelfths, but explains their relationship to the whole. I used the hersheys fractions book is a great book to use.621 412 934 788 1062 617 1226 1190 1463 437 110 293 1488 271 1404 1366 881 401 1388 602 426 813 226 1447 1058 1301 357 332 277 787 199 899 1407 57 12 990 308 384 1471 1304 193 1137 1173 1045 496 154