Unit Fractions Teacher Resources
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to support the hands-on lesson.
2nd - 4th Math 49 Views 186 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gecko Mathematics: Multiplying Unit Fractions
Make learning visible! Have your mathematicians follow along as you use paper strips to demonstrate the concept of multiplying unit fractions. Then, offer a different way of solving the problem using a number line. Finally, introduce the standard algorithm.
5th - 7th Math 6 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Fractions: Reteach
In this unit fractions worksheet, learners review how to use shaded figures to help them with fractions. Students then write the fractions for the shaded images in the first six problems. Learners finish by coloring in the image to show the given fractions.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Initial Fraction Ideas: Lesson 3
Visual models support young mathematicians as they deepen their fractional number sense in this elementary math lesson. Using fraction circle manipulatives, children explore basic unit fractions as they develop the fundamental understanding that fractions are parts of a whole.
3rd - 6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Unit Fractions into Repeating Decimals
Unit fractions are commonly used and your learners will be able to convert into a repeating decimal after this video. Have them review different topics they may have previously covered such as rational numbers, terminating decimals, and unit fractions.
6 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Making banana pudding despite misplacing your one-cup measuring cup is easy as long as you can find your quarter-cup measuring cup! This real-life activity provides a good opportunity for learners to interpret division of a whole number by a unit fraction.
4th - 6th Math 41 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introducing Non-Unit Fractions and Equivalents
Two Cyberchase videos inspire elementary mathematicians to understand fractions. Worksheets are provided to walk viewers through the concepts taught in the videos. You can't go wrong when using educational cartoons such as these! They will keep your class engaged as they learn to interpret the values of numerators and denominators.
3rd - 5th Math 9 Views 83 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Egyptian Fractions II
The Egyptians used unit fractions to describe all other fractions. Your class will rewrite rational expressions in order to deduce information about rational numbers. The activity starts with specific fractions, guides you through a few steps, then asks you to describe a procedure for writing any rational number as a sum of unit fractions.
8th - 12th Math 17 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Many Servings of Oatmeal?
Here is another way to illustrate division of a whole number by a unit fraction. In this case, the problem is asking if there are so many servings per cup, how many servings are in a package of multiple cups. Learners are to model their solution and see how dividing a whole number by a unit fraction is the same as multiplying that whole number by the reciprocal of the unit fraction.
4th - 6th Math 15 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Infinite Pine Tree
In this fractions worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include fractions. First, they identify and complete the denominator for the unit fractions in each of the squares shown on the sheet. Then, students cut out the square to create their own infinite pine tree that looks like the one pictured on the bottom and complete the table.
6th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
What is an Egyptian Fraction? Print this sheet as a bell-ringer activity. Budding mathematicians solve three short answer problems. They write three fractions as unit fractions so that the numerator is one and the sum is equal to the original fraction.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
You don't have to be an ancient Egyptian to decipher fractions in this activity that focuses on adding fractions with unlike denominators and developing fraction number sense. Egyptians represented fractions differently than we do. They expressed fractions through expressions using unit fractions in which no two denominators were alike: e.
5th Math 40 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Designed