Civil War Recipes: Adding and Subtracting Simple Fractions

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Rosen Publishing Group, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Gives several examples of recipes used during the Civil War, such as gingerbread, groundnut soup, gumbo, and hardtack, and shows how to add and subtract fractions to double, triple, or halve the ingredients.

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User Review  - MesserPicks - LibraryThing

Another great find. This is a great way to teach adding and subtracting fractions. I love that is ties in the Civil War. In fifth grade, we just get up to the Civil War, this would be a great addition to the classroom. Read full review

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User Review  - MeganPuhl - LibraryThing

Nice way to explain to students how fractions are used in real life. Read full review

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