Beginning Fractions Lesson
Second graders practice representing fractions in number and picture form. They compare fractions with similiar denominators. They use a piece of paper to visualize the fraction.
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Use Circle Models to Find Simple Equivalent Fractions
Visual models are an essential component of all introductory lessons on fractions. In the second video of this series, circle models are used to support young mathematicians as they continue learning about equivalent fractions. Engaging...
3 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Use a Number Line to Generate Equivalent Fractions
Add to the toolbox of young mathematicians by teaching them to compare fractions using number lines. The final video in this series models the process for labeling and comparing fractions on number lines with multiple supporting...
5 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Compare Fractions with the Same Numerator by Reasoning about Their Size
Comparing fractions can be a struggle for many young mathematicians. Using clear visual models, the first video in this series demonstrates how to compare two fractions with the same numerator. A Guided Practice video provides learners...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Represent Fractions in Different Ways
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...
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Identify a Fraction as a Point on a Number Line Using Area Models
Translate fractions of an area into fractions on a number line with the third of a four-video series. A clear description of how to determine the value of each tick mark on a number line begins the lesson, clarifying the concept of...
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed