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#### Identifying Fractions (1 of 6)

In this identifying fractions instructional activity, students examine 11 pictures, record the fraction shown, and write the words that represent the fractions.

Illustrative Mathematics

#### 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....

Illustrative Mathematics

#### Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions

Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...

Curated OER

#### Fractions 2

A well-composed and professional resource can be a wonderful way to add importance to a topic. This presentation is very well done and acts as an assignment which can be completed individually or during whole-class instruction. Learners...

Worksheet Web

#### Equivalent Fractions

Learn how to identify equivalent fractions by using divisors. After reading and discussing the skill, young mathematicians solve two problems using visual fraction models, and then solve eight equivalent fraction problems that involve...

Curated OER

#### 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;...

Common Core Sheets

#### Comparing Visual Fractions

Introduce comparing fractions with a instructional activity containing visual models. Young mathematicians must first identify the part being described in each model and then write greater than, less than, or equal to. Learners prepare...

Curated OER

#### Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line

Supplement your lesson on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds. The fractions...

Baylor College

#### Air: The Math Link

Inflate this unit on the science of air with these math skills practice and word problems. Accompanying the children's story Mr. Slaptail's Secret, this resource covers a wide range of math topics including the four basic operations,...

Education Development Center

#### Logic of Fractions

Before diving into operations with fractions, learners discover the foundation of fractions and how they interact with one another. Exactly as the title says, logic of fractions is the main goal of a resource that shows pupils how...

Curated OER

#### Fractions: Equal Parts

In this recognizing equivalent fractions worksheet, students identify the fractions that do not show one half, one third, or one fourth. Students solve 25 problems.

Curated OER

#### Draw a Picture - Fractions

Learners solve six word problems where they draw pictures in order to identify fractions as parts of a group or to compare fractions. Great practice for your third and fourth graders.

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#### Fractions: Part of a Whole

Learners add fractions with like denominators. They add using both fraction strips and numbers. Next, they look at mixed numbers and improper fractions that result from the addition process. This is a good way to understand fractions...

Curated OER

#### Fractions and Wholes

Lower elementary learners recognize solid shapes distributed for making fractions. Each individual uses a wheel and determine which part of a fraction is missing. This is a great lesson for your visual learners!

Curated OER

#### Fractions in Action

Investigate equivalent fractions with your class. They compare and order fractions. Then they work cooperatively in groups to experiment and problem solve with fractions using a game format. Multiple resources are provided.

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#### Sharing Brownies: Fractions That Represent a Fair Share

Elementary graders discover the concept of fractional pieces of a whole. They investigate the meanings of fractions in everyday life and why they are used. Pupils divide brownies amongst each other to demonstrate the use of fractions...

Illustrative Mathematics

#### 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...

Curated OER

#### Equivalent Fractions and Comparing Fractions

How can you tell if fractions have equal value? Use various collaborative activities to demonstrate the ways to determine whether or not fractions are equivalent.

Curated OER

#### Fractions Forever!

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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#### Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Students demonstrate how to solve addition and subtraction of fractions. In this fractions lesson, students use folded paper to shade in fractional parts and identify the sum of the parts shaded.

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#### Fractions (2)

Review or introduce your younger learners to simple fractions. They work through fifteen different problems, where the shaded amount must be identified as a fraction. For each problem an answer is included on the following slide. Tip:...

Illustrative Mathematics

#### Equivalent fractions approach to non-repeating decimals

Trying to get your class to think of decimals as fractions and vice versa can lead to interesting discussions. After all, we can usually understand quickly that 1/4 is .25 but why is 1/7 not so easy to convert? This activity looks at...

Curated OER

#### Identifying Fraction Location Positive and Negative

Sixth graders practice their fraction and number line skills by identifying where a given fraction is located on the line. Provide mathematicians with a colored pencil for easy identification of the fraction.

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#### Identifying Fractions

In his identifying fractions learning exercise, students color objects to show fractions. In this coloring learning exercise, students produce five fractions.