Representing Fractions Teacher Resources

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Representing Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this fractions, decimals, and percents lessons, students explore various methods of representing fractions. They demonstrate situations that represent rational numbers. Students create a foldable exploring fractions, decimals and...
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Curated OER

Find 2/3

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This short problem with representing fractions on a number line is more than meets the eye. Labeled only with the numbers zero and 1/4, a number line is used to locate the fraction 2/3. A solution can be found in multiple ways, but young...
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Curated OER

Comparing Fractions with a Different Whole

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
What was Bryce's mistake? Through analysis of a student work example, learners develop their own ability to compare the fractions one fourth and one half. Central to this activity is the concept that, when comparing fractions, the whole...
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Pennsylvania Department of Education

Using Polygons to Represent Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Explore the world of fractions by using pattern blocks to show how different shapes can divide a hexagon. Elementary schoolers work in groups to complete these problems and to answer questions. Later, they work complete an independent...
Lesson Plan
Rational Number Project

Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 9 Overview

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Visual models support young mathematicians with exploring equivalent fractions. Starting with a quick warm-up problem, children go on to work through a series of guiding practice problems before working with a partner identifying and...
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National Math + Science Initative

Introduction to Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Three activities make up an introductory lesson designed to create a strong foundation in comparing fractions to decimals and exploring and building decimal models. Pupils brainstorm and complete a Venn diagram to show how decimals and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Egyptian Fractions

For Teachers 5th Standards
You don't have to be an ancient Egyptian to decipher fractions in this activity that focuses on adding fractions with unlike denominators and developing fraction number sense. Egyptians represented fractions differently than we do. They...
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Education Closet

Equal Rhythms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in learning about fractions with this cross-curricular math and music lesson. After listening to and repeating different beat patterns, children realize that musical notes are just another way of representing...
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Curated OER

Problem Solvers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders compare decimals to the place-value structure in the base-ten number system. They represent fractions as parts of unit wholes, as parts of a set, as locations on a number line, and as divisions of whole numbers....
Worksheet
Curated OER

Represent Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this fractions learning exercise, students solve 22 problems in which a fraction is written to describe the shaded parts of a whole. Students also draw pictures to illustrate fractions.
Worksheet
Curated OER

Represent Fractions (Reteach 19.1)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this fractions worksheet, learners solve 9 problems in which a fraction is written to show the shaded and unshaded parts of a whole.
Worksheet
Curated OER

Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Represent fractions visually using shape models. Scholars color in two sets of shapes to represent specific fractions: 2/3 and 3/4. The shapes are segmented into equivalent fractions for most of these, so scholars need to understand this...
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Lakeshore Learning

Equivalent Fraction Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Spin the wheel of the fraction contraption and learn about equivalent fractions! After constructing their own spinners, kids use printable pizzas to represent fractions that are equal in value.
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K-5 Math Teaching Resources

Unlabelled Fraction Strips Template

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Support your young mathematicians' introduction to the world of fractions with this simple printable resource. Offering students a hands-on opportunity for learning how to visually represent fractions, this template would make a nice...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Halves and Fourths

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Young mathematicians may not love fractions, but do they love sandwiches? How about cake? Use this visual fractions activity to represent fractions in a relatable way. Scholars start by coloring segmented shapes to indicate halves and...
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Curated OER

Multiplying Whole Numbers and Decimals

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Upper elementary and middle school learners explore number sense by completing a list of multiplication problems in class. Learners discuss the difference between whole numbers and decimals while solving multiplication problems. They...
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Curated OER

Bits and Pieces I

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine making smaller parts out of fractions and decimals. In this online interactive fractions, decimals, and percents lesson, 6th graders represent fractions with denominators of ten. Students then represent powers of 10...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Represent Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Using word problems can be a good way to help students practice working with fractions. In this activity on fractions, students solve problems involving real-life examples. This activity is part of the Houghton Mifflin math series and...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Represent Fractions

For Students 4th
In this fraction instructional activity, 4th graders examine a picture that shows a collection of stuffed animals. They determine the fractional part of the whole that each group of animals represents. They complete a question about the...
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Illustrative Mathematics

Representing Half of a Circle

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Geometric shapes make great visual models for introducing young mathematicians to the concept of fractions. Looking at a series of four circles, learners are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
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Illustrative Mathematics

Naming the Whole for a Fraction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
How many different ways can you represent a whole? In a picture that represents six parts (two of which are shaded), learners are asked to label the parts appropriately to show how three different mathematical interpretations can be...
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Curated OER

Exploring Fractions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a web scavenger hunt to find the answers to develop an understanding of fractions. They complete a geometric graph with shapes representing fractions.
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Curated OER

Quilting With Students: Using Fractions to Develop Quilt Designs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create and study paper "quilt blocks" that represent fractions. In this fraction lesson plan, students color squares in different dimensions in order to discover the basics of fractions.
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Curated OER

Fractions

For Teachers 1st
First graders use Hershey chocolate bars to practice fractions.  In this fraction lesson, 1st graders review different fractions and figure out different ways to represent fractions with the pieces of the Chocolate bar. This lesson...