Comparing and Ordering Fractions

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Math can be satisfying for the mind and the stomach! Incorporate slices of pizza into your fractions lesson with a set of informative resources. After a brief guided lesson on comparing and ordering fractions, young mathematicians practice shading in given fraction parts, and indicate greater than, less than, or equal to. For the independent practice, pairs play a comparing fractions game and complete a pizza-themed worksheet.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members color their pizzas upon completing the worksheet
Classroom Considerations

  • Pizza Fractions by Jerry Pallotta is a suggested story for reading
  • The lesson presumes pupils are familiar with identifying equivalent fractions
  • Provide place markers and spinners for each set of pairs
Pros

  • Engaging and fun for learners
Cons

  • The link in the preparation section of the lesson does not work
Common Core