Visualizing Shapes as Decimals and Fractions Worksheet

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The best way for some kids to learn about fractions and decimals is to visualize them. Use several shapes and colored-in sections to show kids that a fraction and decimal can represent the same thing.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Laminate the page and use over and over again in a math center
  • Send home the worksheet for additional practice
  • Include in a fractions or decimals packet
  • A great addition to a math assessment or quiz
  • Have kids work on the activity as a warm-up assignment
  • Turn the worksheet into a hands-on activity with counting blocks
Classroom Considerations
  • Worksheet is in color, but would still make sense if printed in black-and-white
  • Simple and straightforward for many uses in your classroom
  • An effective way to have kids compare decimals and fractions in one assignment
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