Comparing Visual Fractions

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Introduce comparing fractions with a worksheet containing visual models. Young mathematicians must first identify the part being described in each model and then write greater than, less than, or equal to. Learners prepare to compare fractions numerically, a step beyond visual modeling.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the worksheets as practice after an introduction to comparing fractions, or hand out the sheets to differentiate the concept for struggling learners
  • Instruct pupils to write the numerical fraction underneath each model to demonstrate their understanding of the part of the whole
Classroom Considerations
  • The 20-page packet comes with 10 versions of the practice worksheet and their answer keys
  • Models contain color, but printing in black and white does not negatively affect the quality of the sheet
  • Best used as an introduction to comparing fractions
Pros
  • A great way to check for learners' understanding of comparing visual fractions
  • Each sheet has 14 visual fraction models to compare
Cons
  • None