More work with Cuisenaire Rods to help develop an understanding of fractions. When fractions are just numerals on a page, children get confused. Cuisenaire Rods give them a way to touch fractions as well as to see fractions as pictures.
Using Cuisenaire Rods to compare fractions provides children with a tactile as well as visual experience, which enables greater understanding and retention of math concepts.
The activity in this free math video helps bring conceptual understanding of the size of fractions where the numerator is one less than the denominator. Activities like this should always be done before teaching rules. Cuisenaire Rods are a wonderful manipulative to use in teaching fractions concepts!