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Listing Fractions in Increasing Size

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Increase the depth of your class's fractional number sense with this number-ordering activity. Given four fractions, each with different numerators and denominators, young learners are asked to place them in order from smallest to...
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Use Fraction Strips to Generate Equivalent Fractions

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Fraction strips are great visual models that support young mathematicians with learning to compare fractions. The fourth video in this series clearly models how this tool is used with numerous examples of equivalent fractions. Extend the...
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Study Jams! Equivalent Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Submarine sandwiches not only taste good, they also make for great math models. Follow along as Zoe explains how to calculate equivalent fractions, while cutting up a sandwich for herself and her friend. She demonstrates the process...
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Study Jams! Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What can quesadillas teach your class about fractions? More than you might think. AJ and Zoe from the StudyJams! crew use this Mexican cuisine to explain how fractions are just equal parts of a whole, defining the key terms numerator and...
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Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerators, Assessment Variation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Have your class demonstrate their ability to compare fractions with this short multiple-choice assessment. Using the fractions 9/8 and 9/4, the students first make comparisons using both words and the greater than/less than signs. Next,...
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Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...
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Write Fractions with Numerator and Denominator

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Transition young learners from representing fractions as pictures, to writing them numerically with the third video in this four-part series. The terms numerator and denominator are introduced and clearly defined with examples and visual...
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Fractions as Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Your learners will enjoy thoroughly understanding fractions, and you will appreciate the abundant, quality resources in this comprehensive unit that builds toward a complete understanding of the concept of fractions as numbers. Many...
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Fractions and Rectangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Visual models are excellent teaching tools when explaining equivalent fractions. Looking at a rectangle cut into twelfths, students first identify the shaded fraction, and then explain whether the fraction is equal to one-fourth....
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Study Jams! Order Fractions & Decimals

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Going from fraction to decimal and decimal to fraction shouldn't be a chore, but an easy step for young mathematicians to do within problems. This interactive lesson shows how long division can change any fraction to a decimal. Started...
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Equivalent Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Learn how to identify equivalent fractions by using divisors. After reading and discussing the skill, young mathematicians solve two problems using visual fraction models, and then solve eight equivalent fraction problems that involve...
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Mega-Fun Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Creative and fun lessons help kids get some hands-on experience with fractions. The resource includes 50 innovative ways to teach kids about equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, using fractions in money math and...
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Fractions XIV - Multiplication of Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Knowing how to multiply fractions is an important skill. Knowing when you should multiply fractions is equally as important. This impressive presentation covers both topics quite nicely. Along with slides that present explanations, there...
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Fractions IV - Equivalent Fractions by Monica Yuskaitis

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Comparing equivalent fractions is one of the most difficult math concepts to teach to youngsters. How can numbers that look so different actually represent the same thing? This presentation takes a lot of the mystery out of equivalent...
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Proper and Improper Fractions

For Students 4th - 6th
Sal explains proper and improper fractions. He labels each part of the fractions using different colors. Note: This video would be best used for those who just need a quick reminder as to the definition of proper and improper fractions....
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Identify Equivalent Fractions Using Fraction Models

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Get ready to solve equivalency problems with fractions using models. A review of numerators and denominators starts things off, followed by a discussion with visual examples of how fractions with different denominators can still be...
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Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This series of math presentations by Monica Yuskaitis is outstanding! This installment teaches youngsters about fractions and mixed numbers. The graphics, examples, and text throughout this presentation are engaging and should help...
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Multiplying Fractions

For Students 5th - 9th
Multiplying fractions has never been easier than in this presentation, which demonstrates the correct way to approach a fraction multiplication problem. Experienced and struggling mathematicians alike will appreciate the way the speaker...
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Fractions Practice Puzzles

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Piecing together the puzzle of fractions just got a little more fun with this collection of skills-practice worksheets. Covering everything from the simple identification of fractions and converting of improper fractions to the...
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Comparing Fractions with a Different Whole

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
What was Bryce's mistake? Through analysis of a student work example, learners develop their own ability to compare the fractions one fourth and one half. Central to this activity is the concept that, when comparing fractions, the whole...
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Comparing Visual Fractions

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Introduce comparing fractions with a activity containing visual models. Young mathematicians must first identify the part being described in each model and then write greater than, less than, or equal to. Learners prepare to compare...
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Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Supplement your lesson on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds. The fractions...
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Multiplying Fractions Word Problem

For Students 4th - 7th
Word problems are a great way to help learners visualize and understand why fractions are so important. Sal determines what fraction of 3/4 cup of oats he will need if he is making 1/2 a recipe. He uses drawings to demonstrate why one...
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Fractions Lesson 2 - Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an excellent presentation on the difference between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Young mathematicians are given a clear definition of each, and the ensuing slides give lots of great practice in calculating these values....