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55 resources with the keyterm parts of a whole

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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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Pizza Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Everyone loves pizza! Learners define fractions and use manipulatives to calculate fractions. Kids cut circles to represent various fractional parts of a pizza. Some accommodations are included. 
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Initial Fraction Ideas: Lesson 3

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
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...
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Represent Fractions in Different Ways

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
There's more than one way to make a fraction. The second video in this series explores the different ways shapes can be broken up into equal sized pieces. Visual models clearly demonstrate this concept with examples involving halves and...
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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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Money in the Piggy Bank

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
It's time to crack open that piggy bank and see what's inside. First, count up the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, identifying what fraction of them are dimes. Then calculate the total value of the coins, writing another fraction...
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Naming the Whole for a Fraction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
How many different ways can you represent a whole? In a picture that represents six parts (two of which are shaded), learners are asked to label the parts appropriately to show how three different mathematical interpretations can be...
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Picture Board

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Learners divide a poster board so everyone gets the same amount of area to decorate. Youngsters talk about the different ways to divide a rectangle. They measure their lines to make sure that each piece is equal and then decorate their...
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Sharing Brownies: Fractions That Represent a Fair Share

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Elementary graders discover the concept of fractional pieces of a whole. They investigate the meanings of fractions in everyday life and why they are used. Pupils divide brownies amongst each other to demonstrate the use of fractions...
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Fraction Fruit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss...
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Fantastic Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Learners study how shapes can be divided into equal parts, that each part be equal to its counterpart, and combining parts equals one whole. They make the shapes out of modeling clay and take digital pictures of its parts to create an...
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I'll Halve S'more Please!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
There is a lot to learn about fractions, and this is a fun way to do it! Individuals participate in a Cyberchase activity to describe a fraction in terms of sharing parts of a whole. They determine the meaning of the parts of a fraction,...
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Fraction Games

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore fractions with upper graders. They will discover how to show fractions by shading the correct amount shown in a picture (giving them the idea behind part to whole). They also play multiple fraction games using dice, matching...
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Fractions of A Pizza

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a large illustration of a pizza with parts of velcro.  For this addition and subtraction of fractions lesson, students solve problems based on the pieces missing from the pizza. Students take a fraction quiz. Order a fresh,...
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Fractions in Action

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Investigate equivalent fractions with your class. They compare and order fractions. Then they work cooperatively in groups to experiment and problem solve with fractions using a game format. Multiple resources are provided.
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Find a Fraction of a Number

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This presentation explores the idea of finding a fraction of a number. The instructor provides a visual explanation for how to find 3/4 of 20. Then, she goes on to explain the process in a variety of ways. An excellent presentation for...
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Putting the Pieces Together

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Children explore fractions on a conceptual level by making individual quilt squares. Each student works with small paper swatches to divide them into pieces that represent a given fraction. The class is then separated into groups and...
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Twizzling Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using food as a manipulative is one of the best ways to incorporate hands-on learning in the classroom. This hands-on approach allows young mathematicians to compare, order, and identify fractions with the use of Twizzlers® and fraction...
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Fraction Strips

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Identify, compare, and order fractions with a hands-on learning tool. Fraction strips are a great way to help young mathematicians understand and visualize fraction values. The worksheet can be made into an activity in which pupils cut...
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Introducing the Concept: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young mathematicians work with their teacher using the overhead or interactive board to learn to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Kinesthetic learning comes into play as they stand in groups to learn how to add and...
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Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
This simple, yet effective, presentation should give your learners good practice in identifying fractions based on a pictured representation. The pictures are varied, and the denominators are more than just the standard 1/4, 1/3, and 1/2.
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Fractions: Jim and John

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Elementary and secondary learners investigate various concepts related to the study of fractions. They use word problems during the introduction to parts of a fraction and proceed to some of the basic operations of using fractions. The...
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Fractions Equal to One

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Make learning fractions easy for your second and third graders! They refer to a picture of a sandwich cut in thirds to remember that all three pieces put together is one whole. Then they color in different horizontal bars to illustrate...
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Decimal and Fraction Concepts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Third and fourth graders investigate fractions. They explore how to use fractions as parts of a set and parts of a whole. They use math manipulatives to show tenths after participating in a teacher-led demonstration lesson. They complete...