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#### Identify Equivalent Fractions Using Fraction Models

Get ready to solve equivalency problems with fractions using models. A review of numerators and denominators starts things off, followed by a discussion with visual examples of how fractions with different denominators can still be...

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#### Fractions and Rectangles

Visual models are excellent teaching tools when explaining equivalent fractions. Looking at a rectangle cut into twelfths, students first identify the shaded fraction, and then explain whether the fraction is equal to one-fourth....

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#### Snow Day

It's a snow day, and two brothers attending schools with different schedules each got a late start to the day. But who had the shorter school day? That's what your class will find out as they apply their knowledge of fractions to this...

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#### Halves, Thirds, and Sixths

An excellent activity that effectively pulls together the concepts of area, fractions, and equivalent fractions! Using 3x2 rectangular arrays, 3rd graders are introduced to the concept of area in terms of square units. Building on this...

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#### Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions by Monica Yuskaitis

Comparing equivalent fractions is one of the most difficult math concepts to teach to youngsters. How can numbers that look so different actually represent the same thing? This presentation takes a lot of the mystery out of equivalent...

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#### To Half or Half Not

Jump into equivalent fractions using these fun scenarios for mathematicians to solve. First, they use geoboards to find different ways to divide a rectangle in half. Then, an alien from the planet Fractional is after one half of their...

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#### Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions Shirley Sides

An outstanding presentation on fractions and their equivalents awaits your mathematicians. They view many excellent examples of models of fractions that look different numerically, but are actually the same in value. Terrific practice...

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#### Unit 6b -Year 5

If you have some 9-10 year olds who are ready for some 5th year math, then check out this UK math unit. There are 172 slides that cover all of the basic multiplication tables, relate those to division, fractions, sequencing, and an...

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#### "Just Cruising"

Practice writing the same number sentence in a variety of ways. Learners will explore math cruise ship problems to write equivalent sentences. Then complete word problems which have been included in multiple languages.

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#### Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 10: Overview

Third graders use strips of paper to find equivalent fractions. They will fold paper into thirds and shade 2/3 of the paper. Then fold the same paper in six parts and predict how many parts will be shaded. They will repeat again folding...

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#### Half Math Quilt

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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#### Exploring Equivalent Fractions

An extensive lesson explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and answer sheets;...

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#### Clue in on Fractions

In this fraction and clues worksheet, learners read and analyze 12 clues to find and write each fraction on the lines provided.

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#### Equivalent Fractions

Khan Academy uses a word problem as the context for a problem in which an equivalent fraction must be determined. While Sal explains the process well, it may be confusing to some students. Teacher facilitation is recommended.

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#### Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 18: Overview

Develop young mathematicians' ability to compare fractions with investigation into the number 1/2. After brainstorming a list of fractions equivalent to 1/2, children identify a pattern in the numerators and denominators that allows them...

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#### Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas

Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory lesson on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a table of...

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#### Initial Fraction Ideas: Lesson 3

Visual models support young mathematicians as they deepen their fractional number sense in this elementary math lesson. Using fraction circle manipulatives, children explore basic unit fractions as they develop the fundamental...

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#### Representing Half of a Circle

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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#### Identify Equivalent Fractions Using a Number Line

Explicit and direct instruction is great for children who are struggling in math; it is also great for introducing a new topic or idea. Help your learners understand exactly what it means to identify an equivalent fraction on a number...

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#### Study Jams! Proportions

Join Zoe and Sam as they use proportions to budget money for their Green Earth Club. Watch as they set up and solve a series of proportions using cross multiplication and division. A great resource that brings together prior knowledge of...

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#### Explaining Fraction Equivalence with Picture

Visual models are a great tool for demonstrating the concept of equivalent fractions. Given two pictures, young mathematicians first identify each fraction and then write an explanation for why they are equivalent. Use as a guided...

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#### Money in the Piggy Bank

It's time to crack open that piggy bank and see what's inside. First, count up the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, identifying what fraction of them are dimes. Then calculate the total value of the coins, writing another fraction...

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#### Dimes and Pennies

Help your fourth graders make cents out of fractions and decimals with this short word problem. After learning that dimes are one-tenth and pennies one-hundredth of a dollar, learners write a fraction and decimal for a given number of...

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#### What are Equivalent Fractions?

Check this out! Make equivalent fractions by multiplying or dividing a given value. It's a useful skill to have in math. Watch this video as the instructor demonstrates several ways to get equivalent fractions.