Finding Half of a Set
In this finding half of a set learning exercise, 3rd graders shade one half of the circles in the set for seven sets and write the number sentence.
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Representing Half of a Circle
Geometric shapes make great visual models for introducing young mathematicians to the concept of fractions. Looking at a series of four circles, students are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line
Supplement your instructional activity on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds....
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory instructional activity on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed