Baseball Player Comparing Unlike Fractions

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Hit unlike fractions out of the park in a comparing fractions color by number (symbol) worksheet. Young mathematicians place <, >, or = to make each comparing sentence true. Then, they use a key to color accordingly. When complete, the final picture creates a baseball player holding a baseball bat

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use at the start of baseball season, usually at the beginning of April
  • Review the greater than, less than, and equal to symbols before handing out the worksheet
  • Allow individuals to choose any skin color crayon they preference
Classroom Considerations

  • The title on the sheet says Comparing Like Fractions, but pupils are actually comparing unlike fractions; clarify this concept before beginning
  • Assumes pupils know how to compare fractions with unlike denominators
  • Requires blue, gray, purple, and skin colored crayons or colored pencils
  • Provide scrap paper or manipulatives to support problem solving
Pros

  • Comes with a colored answer key version
  • Allows enough space to write <, >, = in each square
  • Baseball math is a fun way for class members to practice fourth grade Common Core math skills
Cons

  • Title of worksheet is incorrect
Common Core