Lesson Plan
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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Stretching the Truth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders visualize different percentages as parts of a whole on visual images. They observe alterations of photographs, and models of circles, squares and sets. This incredibly detailed, eight-page plan leads you through everything...
Lesson Plan
Rational Number Project

#### Initial Fraction Ideas: Lesson 3

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Visual models support young mathematicians as they deepen their fractional number sense in this elementary math instructional activity. Using fraction circle manipulatives, children explore basic unit fractions as they develop the...
Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

#### A “Whole” Lot of Fraction Fun!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Young mathematicians are introduced to fractions in a unit that helps them to understand parts of a whole.
Lesson Plan
Lesson This!

#### Fraction Fruit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss...
Lesson Plan
NTTI

#### I'll Halve S'more Please!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
There is a lot to learn about fractions, and this is a fun way to do it! Individuals participate in a Cyberchase activity to describe a fraction in terms of sharing parts of a whole. They determine the meaning of the parts of a fraction,...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Part of a Whole as a Percent

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils use visual models, numeric methods, and equations to solve percent problems. To complete the second installment of 20, they find the part given the percent and the whole, find the percent given the part and the whole, and find the...
Lesson Plan
Digital Forsyth

#### Parts of a Whole

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school artists create a collaborative piece based on a historical image. Each member of the class is given two days to draw one part of the whole image, when the two days are up; they put their pieces together and discuss the...
Interactive
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Scholastic

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Fractions and Wholes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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!
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Naming Fractional Parts of a Whole

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders complete a worksheet.  In this fractions lesson plan, 3rd graders review fraction vocabulary, use the SmartBoard to divide fractions and complete stations where they work with fractional parts of a whole.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Fraction Games

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore fractions with upper graders. They will discover how to show fractions by shading the correct amount shown in a picture (giving them the idea behind part to whole). They also play multiple fraction games using dice, matching...
Worksheet
Math Mammoth

#### Find a Whole when a Part is Known Practice Worksheet

For Students 8th - 10th
In this fraction activity, students find the whole when a portion is known. They apply the information to complete 4 problems. They use percentages of a whole in order to determine the value of the whole in 9 problems and finally, apply...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Pizza Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Everyone loves pizza! Learners define fractions and use manipulatives to calculate fractions. Kids cut circles to represent various fractional parts of a pizza. Some accommodations are included.
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Curated OER

#### Comparing and Ordering Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Decimals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Create your own fraction kits by folding and labeling paper using fraction vocabulary. Learners then work in groups to use these in comparing and sequencing both whole numbers and fractions. They also create unit cubes and develop an...
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Tech4Learning

#### Fantastic Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Learners study how shapes can be divided into equal parts, that each part be equal to its counterpart, and combining parts equals one whole. They make the shapes out of modeling clay and take digital pictures of its parts to create an...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Putting the Pieces Together

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Children explore fractions on a conceptual level by making individual quilt squares. Each student works with small paper swatches to divide them into pieces that represent a given fraction. The class is then separated into groups and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

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

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
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...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Mixed numbers and Improper Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What do you get when you combine chocolate bars and math? The answer: A great lesson on improper fractions and mixed numbers! Learners discuss the differences between whole numbers and fractions, then use images of scored chocolate bars...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Fractions- Fraction Strips

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this fraction worksheet, students read about fractions as parts of a whole fraction strip at the top of the page. They write the fractions for each shaded part and each unshaded part of 7 fraction pictures. They shade the indicated...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Money in the Piggy Bank

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
Lesson Plan
Pennsylvania Department of Education

#### Fractional Parts Using an Area Model

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Learners explore multiplying fractions and their relationship to parts of a whole. They draw and shade fractional parts to show parts of a whole and fractional parts of a fraction. Pupils also use an Internet site for interactive practice.
PPT
Curated OER

#### Fractions: Part of a Whole

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Part-Whole Mats

For Students K - 1st
A part-whole mat is a great way to practice simple addition using math manipulatives. Learners choose a number card and place it at the top of their mat. Using counters, they record the different number pairs which would add together to...