Fractions Are Parts

Cut it up into parts and make fractions. The short video provides a definition of fractions as being a representation of parts of a whole. Using drawings, the presentation shows how to determine the bottom and top numbers for a fraction as they relate the number of equal parts of a figure.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Stress the importance that the parts must be the same size
  • Lead a discussion on how to represent fractions on the number line
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be comfortable with dividing shapes
  • Includes a video that shows how to arrive at the answers in the worksheet
  • Contains several opportunities for practice
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