# Baseball Player Comparing Unlike Fractions

##### This Baseball Player Comparing Unlike Fractions printable & template also includes:

Hit unlike fractions out of the park in a comparing fractions color by number (symbol) worksheet. Young mathematicians place <, >, or = to make each comparing sentence true. Then, they use a key to color accordingly. When complete, the final picture creates a baseball player holding a baseball bat

CCSS: Designed

##### Instructional Ideas

• Use at the start of baseball season, usually at the beginning of April
• Review the greater than, less than, and equal to symbols before handing out the worksheet
• Allow individuals to choose any skin color crayon they preference
##### Classroom Considerations

• The title on the sheet says Comparing Like Fractions, but pupils are actually comparing unlike fractions; clarify this concept before beginning
• Assumes pupils know how to compare fractions with unlike denominators
• Requires blue, gray, purple, and skin colored crayons or colored pencils
• Provide scrap paper or manipulatives to support problem solving
##### Pros

• Comes with a colored answer key version
• Allows enough space to write <, >, = in each square
• Baseball math is a fun way for class members to practice fourth grade Common Core math skills
##### Cons

• Title of worksheet is incorrect