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Study Jams! Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What can quesadillas teach your class about fractions? More than you might think. AJ and Zoe from the StudyJams! crew use this Mexican cuisine to explain how fractions are just equal parts of a whole, defining the key terms numerator and...
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Bye, Bye, Bye, Fraction Phobia!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young mathematicians utilize video, the internet, and hands-on learning experiences in order to recognize that fractions aren't as "scary" as they first appear, and that we use them every day in our lives. The hands-on activities in this...
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Half Math Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Help your third graders become familiar with equivalent fractions for one-half by having them create a quilt. They will use triangles to create a quilt of equivalent fractions over a period of 6 days. As they create the quilt pieces they...
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Pattern Block Fractions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a instructional activity that is about the finding of different fractional sizes with the help of pattern blocks. They define the vocabulary terms of numerator and denominator. The instructional activity...
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Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Fractions are scary for a lot of young mathematicians. This cute presentation tries to take the "scary" out of fractions. The basics are covered: the numerator, the denominator, and the fact that a fraction is a representation of a part...
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Fraction Models

For Students 3rd - 4th
Approach fractions with these visual models which serve to reinforce numerators and denominators as well as simplifying improper fractions. Scholars examine segmented shapes and fill in a fraction to represent the shaded region. For the...
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Ordering Sets of Numbers

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
There are mixed and whole numbers in these sets; can your scholars put them in order from least to greatest? For each set they put five numbers in order, paying close attention to the whole numbers attached to the fractions. Learners...
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Parts of a Set

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Calling all fraction novices! Use sets of objects to introduce scholars to fractions before they even have learned about numerators and denominators (but this is a great way to introduce these terms!). The first section has four...
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Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th
What fraction is represented by these shapes? Scholars examine fraction models as they apply basic fraction skills. The first two problems are guided; they look at a set of shapes with some shaded, circling (from three options) the...
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Express Whole Numbers as Fractions

For Students 4th - 5th
Show examples of fractions in the real world to help scholars grasp this complex concept. Because there is only one word problem here with an answer detailed below, this is ideal as an all-class warm up. Learners examine an image of a...
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Flash Fractions

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
The first few slides in this resource describe the parts of a fraction. Then, learners view various representations of a few given fractions. They complete an activity where they assess images to determine a specific part/whole...
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Fantastic Fractions

For Students 5th - 7th
Young math whizzes solve 20 various types of equations related to fractions. First, they state each portion shaded as a fraction in lowest terms. Then, they determine the missing numerator or denominator and determine the value of each...
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Fractions Forever!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify proper, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.  They reduce fractions to their lowest terms. They add and subtract fractions with different denominators, and multiply and divide fractions, as well as decimal...
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The Infinite Pine Tree

For Students 6th
In this fractions learning exercise, 6th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include fractions. First, they identify and complete the denominator for the unit fractions in each of the squares shown on the sheet. Then,...
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Summer Bridge Activities 4-5

For Teachers 4th - 5th
For this cross-curricular worksheet, learners complete various activities. They complete a crossword puzzle dealing with electricity, change mixed numbers into decimals, subtract fractions, identify adjectives in sentences, solve money...
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Evaluating Expressions

For Students 8th - 9th
In this evaluating expressions worksheet, students solve and complete 50 various types of review problems. First, they complete each sentence and define the listed terms. Then, students evaluate each expression for the given values. They...
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Popcorn Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders explore fractions to determine a fractional part of a whole. They are given 30 pieces of popcorn and asked to divide it into halves, thirds, etc. Students practice representing the popcorn groups as a numerator and...
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Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine that a fraction is a part of a whole or part of a group. They write and read fractions and solve various fraction problems. They create their own fraction problem using colored candies for their classmate to solve.
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Comparing Fraction and Equivalence

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Which ones are equivalent? Scholars examine four fraction models to determine which ones represent the same fraction. This is a great way to help kids with numerators and denominators, as they can physically count the total number of...
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Comparing Fractions with Like Numerators or Denominators

For Students 4th - 5th
There are five fraction models here and each has a corresponding numeric fraction it represents. Scholars use the models to better comprehend fractions as they match each to its correct numeric form. Although all of these fractions could...
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Understanding Visual Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Visualize fractions using segmented shapes. The five shapes here are each divided into equal parts, with some parts shaded. Mathematicians match the shapes to the fraction represented by the shaded region. This is a good way to introduce...
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Understand a Fraction on a Number Line

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Where would 3/4 be on the number line? Project this fraction problem as an all-class warm up, asking scholars to complete it on their own before revealing the detailed explanation below. Using a number line segmented into quarters, they...
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Understanding Visual Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
These shapes give scholars an excellent chance to see numerators and denominators in a visual way. They examine segmented shapes with portions colored in, determining what fraction the shaded section represents. For some problems, there...
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Represent a Fraction on a Number Line

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A number line serves as the medium to display visual fractions as scholars examine two points along its segmented length. The line is split into quarters and scholars determine which fraction is represented by two letters labeled at...