Decimals to Fractions Lesson and Practice

Young mathematicians work through the concept of converting a shaded ten-frame into a mixed number and a decimal. Learners must first identify the number of wholes. Then, they find the fraction part. After writing the mixed number, pupils write the corresponding decimal.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Distribute to learners absent on the day of the lesson
  • Project the sheet onto the board using a document camera
Classroom Considerations

  • Intended as an introduction to converting visuals into fractions and decimals
  • Assumes class members are familiar with writing decimals 
Pros

  • Allows pupils to see a relationship between fractions and decimals
  • Shaded visuals are in blue
Cons

  • Resource is brief and basic with only two practice problems
Common Core