Decimals and Fractions Teacher Resources
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New Review Flag Fraction
Young mathematicians demonstrate their understanding of fractions and decimals as they investigate the flags of nations from around the world. Using the 10x10 grid provided on the accompanying worksheet, young scholars draw a country's flag of their choosing and determine the fractions and decimals representing the proportion of each color in the design.
4th - 6th Math 54 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sweet Fraction Bars
Make sense of decomposing fractions by adding and subtracting parts of a whole. Fourth graders solve story problems by using ten-frames, number lines, or even candy bars that can be broken into pieces. Using each manipulative as a learning tool is a great way for pupils to visualize the decomposition of a fraction.
3rd - 5th Math 121 Views 230 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Multiplication and Division Pick 'n' Mix 2
Fifth graders practice a wide range of strategies for solving multiplication and division problems with whole numbers and decimal fractions. They interact with operations on decimals, relevant size and place value of decimals to three places and properties of operations with fractional numbers and integers.
5th Math 44 Views 220 Downloads
New Review Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Representing a Number as a Decimal, Percent, and Fraction, Part 1
Clear up the confusion and help your learners make the connection between percents, decimals and fractions. This video describes the process needed to write 18% first as a decimal, and then as a fraction in its simplest form. Sal does a succinct job of explaining these concepts.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 19 Views 132 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Groups of learners create an animation illustrating fractions using common objects. They choose everyday objects that they can divide into fractions. They take pictures of the objects dividing into fractions and create an animation with labels, titles, and a song.
2nd - 6th Math 112 Views 400 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Decimal Fractions: Tenths
Reading tenths as phrases (such as three tenths, or five and nine tenths), forth graders write down both fractions and decimal equivalents. There are 10 problems on this page, making it a nifty pop quiz! Assess math learners grasp of CCSS.Math.
4th - 5th Math 7 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Representing a Number as a Decimal, Percent, and Fraction, Part 2
There are two Khan Academy videos on representing numbers as decimals, percents, and fractions. This one shows students how to represent a fraction as a decimal and a percent. Sal demonstrates the process used to convert the fraction 7/8 into a decimal and then a percent.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 29 Views 155 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Compare Decimals Using Fractions
Fractions have many applications, and in this video, they are translated into an opportunity to compare the relative size of decimals in word problems. A review of greater than and less than symbols kicks off the instruction, followed by a discussion of the common misconception that a longer number is greater in value.
4 mins 4th - 6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Decimal & Fraction Equivalents
If a candy bar costs 3/4 of a dollar, can your mathematicians figure out the cost in cents? After watching this animated video, your learners will see that every fraction can be a decimal and every decimal can be a fraction. The video demonstrates two ways to convert the fractions, one using division, and the other using the multiplicative shortcut to change the denominator to a power of 10.
4 mins 4th - 7th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Actions with Fractions: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators
Fourth graders develop a conceptual understanding of fractions and begin to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Included is a worksheet to assess readiness and a teacher's checklist showing class understanding at a glance. Fraction games and printable game pieces available.
3rd - 5th Math 149 Views 220 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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; everything needed for a complete lesson.
3rd - 5th Math 166 Views 1776 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Motion Math HD - Fractions!
Where on the number line does this value belong? A fun, engaging app asks that question in the form of a game. Tilt the tablet to place numbers where they belong. Compare new numbers to existing numbers to find just the right spot.
3rd - 6th Math 45 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Rewrite a Fraction as a Repeating Decimal Using Division
Show how fractions can be repeating decimals through long division. Practice dividing before placing a few examples on a number line. Shows how to round repeated decimal answers and how your learners can use the Table of Ninths as a shortcut.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 these problems and tries to draw conclusions about why certain numbers are easier to work with mentally, leading to interesting insights into our number system and powers of ten.
6th - 8th Math 22 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fraction and Decimal Equivalency
Mathematicians make representations of fractional parts of a whole and learn that a decimal is another way to represent a fractional part. Understanding is extended by comparing and ordering fractions and decimals on a number line. This high-quality resoucre comes complete with student handouts.
3rd - 5th Math 142 Views 256 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Converting Fractions to Decimals
Help mathematicians convert fractions to decimals and vice versa through these exercise sets. First, they write out nine fractions as decimals. This is really a practice in place value, as all the denominators here are 10. One of them requires multiplying to become an equivalent fraction with the denominator of 10.
4th - 6th Math 48 Views 213 Downloads CCSS: Designed