Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

#### Peter’s Garden

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Watch scholars' understanding of fractions bloom. The resource presents a performance task where the fractions are equal parts from the same whole, and mathematicians must use them to solve problems about a grade level garden. Teachers...
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Curated OER

#### Making Math More Fun

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trick young mathematicians into practicing their basic arithmetic with this extensive collection of fun math games. Whether you're teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, or even fractions, there is a game...
Unit Plan
Scholastic

#### 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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Scholastic

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Halves, Thirds, and Sixths

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
An excellent activity that effectively pulls together the concepts of area, fractions, and equivalent fractions! Using 3x2 rectangular arrays, 3rd graders are introduced to the concept of area in terms of square units. Building on this...
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Creative Educator

#### Fantastic Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
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...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### Sweet Tart Hearts Revisited

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Use fractions to estimate candy counts. After watching a video of emptying a bag of candies into a glass, individuals estimate the number of candies of each color. The teacher provides the class with additional information to help answer...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### Sweet Tart Hearts

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Take your best educated guess. After being presented with a video of a glass of candies, class members estimate the number of each color of candies. Pupils view a graphic showing more information on the fraction of candies before...
Interactive

#### Pizza Pandas

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Grab a fraction of the pizza pie. Players match the written fraction to the amount of pizza shown on the platter. The game allows for up to four individuals at the same time. Scholars reach for a napkin with the fraction that matches the...
Unit Plan
Purdue University

#### What a Waste of Food!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Follow the life of an apple from harvest to the consumer. A three-part lesson describes the different steps to get an apple from the farmer to your kitchen and the approximate waste that happens at each step. They discuss the process and...
Interactive
PHET

#### Fraction Matcher

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's an interactive that will be a great match for math lesson plans. Young mathematicians use an interactive game to match fractions represented numerically and as fraction models. One game assesses fractions only, while the other...
Interactive
PHET

#### Fractions: Mixed Numbers

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Mix up math lessons by incorporating an interactive. An educational interactive teaches users about mixed numbers. They first see how to convert between mixed numbers and fraction models. After completing the instruction, they play a...
Interactive
PHET

#### Fractions: Intro

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
There's nothing improper in learning about fractions. Scholars apply an interactive to explore models for proper and improper fractions. They then answer a set of questions in a game that requires building models for given fractions and...
Interactive
PHET

#### Build a Fraction

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Build on knowledge of fractions to build fractions. Pupils use interactives that require building fraction models for given fractions or mixed numbers and identifying fractions or mixed numbers for given models. A lab area lets users...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Five word-problems challenge mathematicians to add fractions. Interactive fraction circles assist scholars in problem-solving. Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion.
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Math Antics

#### Fractions Are Parts

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
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...
Lesson Plan
Roald Dahl

#### Matilda - Bruce Bogtrotter and the Cake

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
After reading the 11th chapter in Matilda, class members take on the role of Bruce Bogtrotter and re-enact the cake eating scene. Here's the catch: they must come-up with an impromptu re-enactment of the scene from the story, and use...
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Agriculture in the Classroom

#### "Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Part and Whole

For Students K - 7th Standards
Now you'll never have trouble cutting a cake evenly again. Here is a set of five problems all about partitioning shapes into a given number of pieces and identifying the fractional amount of each piece. As learners progress through the...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Fractured Numbers

For Students K - 12th Standards
Don't use use a fraction of the resource — use it all! Scholars attempt a set of five problem-of-the-month challenges on fractions. Levels A and B focus on creating fractions and equivalent fractions, while Levels C, D, and E touch on...
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Project WET Foundation

#### The Blue Planet

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
What a neat interactive that interacts with the amount of water on Earth's surface. It begins with a brief audio introduction of the Blue Planet and how it got its name. Then, users click on the activity to play a game that calculates...
Worksheet
Common Core Sheets

#### Comparing Fraction Relative Size

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Which is the larger amount? Two-fourths of 10 dollars, or one-fourth of 100 dollars? This type of question is the main focus of a worksheet that has learners comparing fractions by their relative size. Each problem contains two fractions...
Worksheet
Curriculum Corner

#### Learning Fun with Hershey Bars

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Compiled of 18 task cards and five worksheets, young mathemmaticians practice solving fraction word problems and other fraction-based activities with a Hershey Bar. The packet comes with sheets to record and keep track of all of the task...
Worksheet
Math Worksheets Land

#### Christmas Fraction Word Problems

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Reinforce fraction skills with a Christmas-themed math learning exercise. Scholars solve three word problems using fraction circles that represent a holiday pie.