Students create a set of fraction circles using a paper folding technique. They fold 10 inch circles of paper into the indicated fractions, identify the fractions, and use them to show equivalency.
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Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory lesson on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a table of...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Locating Fractions Less than One on the Number Line
Understanding where to place a fraction on a number line is key to understanding fractions as numbers. This activity focuses on locating fractions less than one. Learners need to partition the line into the correct number of equal sized...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Ordering Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Decimals
Create your own fraction kits by folding and labeling paper using fraction vocabulary. Learners then work in groups to use these in comparing and sequencing both whole numbers and fractions. They also create unit cubes and develop an...
4th - 5th Math